There are registered tanneries in Bangladesh, and around percent are located at Hazaribagh on about 25 hectares of land. Most of these use old. An investigation was made at Hazaribagh Tannery area, comprising about industries of pollution to the soils by the heavy metals and to investigate the. Hazaribagh lies on the banks of the Buriganga (The Old Ganges). The river of the leather tanneries to a new location in Savar with modern treatment facilities.

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Daniel, The article and photo essay are excellent. The river has suffered extreme biodiversity loss and has now turned black. Two new Bangabandhu family members to contest general polls. Certainly, the experts are calling for action.

Mercury content dangerously high in skin lightening products. With his education, Rahman pollugion fortunate to be able to move and look for another job. Torun’s body buried at home in Kushtia. Enforcement of such laws would have a considerable impact on the condition of the Buriganga River as well as improving the health and safety of the population.

A friend, a fighter and a free spirit: This is also a hazaribqgh for long planned and eagerly awaited tannery relocation to new Savar site.

Speakers at the programme vowed to protect the rivers and build awareness among the people against pollution and encroachment. Therefore the Hazaribagh district is probably most congested overcrowded and polluted part of Dhaka city. Tk cr projects being implemented in Rajshahi.


On the path towards digitization. The Buriganga Cleansing Project involves excavating 10 to 12 feet of sludge from the riverbed for a 3 km stretch and is set to last until June SinceBangladesh has observing the World Rivers Day. They also cause serious soil pollution by disposing chemicals consisting of heavy metals. It is hoped that also thanks to the support provided to Bangladeshi leather producers by various organizations would result in improved environment and working conditions.

Network of tanneries and leather product manufacturing units forming the leather cluster Hazaribagh has developed during last decades without proper planning and control.

Colours of Water: Bangladesh’s Leather Tanneries

The relocation project of Bangladesh government — relocating the tanneries around factories from Hazaribagh area to Savar — is a very poor strategy to solve the environmental issues air, water and soil pollution in densely populated Dhaka. Nine fourth generation banks continue to bleed.

But sporadic efforts to cleanse the river are not enough considering that, while the project aims to remove 1, tonnes of sludge from the Buriganga riverbed each month, the tanning industry continues to feed 25, tonnes of untreated wastes and 40, tonnes of toxic chemicals into the river every d ay.

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Tanneries need huge amount of salt which are cheaply available in coastal area at almost no cost. What the opposition alliance must offer.

‘Removal of Hazaribagh tannery cut Buriganga pollution by 40%’ | Dhaka Tribune

The unusual case hwzaribagh Mainul Hosein. Apparel workers in Bangladesh still the lowest paid by global standards. We have to take such measures so that industrial and household wastes will not drain out to the river. The dirty war against Kamal Hossain. Save Life and Nature. How can this be possible? BNP not happy with the dialogue?

The development of Savar should be much more than a relocation of the industry from Hazaribagh: A crisis of legitimacy. On the other hand, there are lot more benefits of relocating in coastal area somewhere closer to the sea ports: Over the black waters of the Buriganga, merchants unload shipments of fresh produce destined for city markets. The mammoth task that has generated much skepticism in the media inches along at a snails pace. A wave of the future. Why was Krittika Tripura murdered?