Frontrunners of various voluntary and non-government organizations in Chottagram organized a solidarity rally demanding an end to the construction of hospitals or any other facilities in the CRB which is famous as ‘Lungs of Chottagram ‘, destroying nature. Speakers at the rally said that the ongoing movement against the construction of hospitals in the CRB will continue till the decision to set up a hospital in the area is canceled. We will also involve the grassroots people of Chottagram in this process. And government should take steps to save CRB which is marked as a heritage zone in the port city’s master plan of CDA. The event took place at Sat Rastar Mour in CRB on August 22, 2022.
The event was moderated by Utpal Barua, Chief Executive, Bright Bangladesh Forum (BBF). YPSA Chief Executive Md. Arifur Rahman, Elma Chief Executive Jasmine Sultana Paru, CAB President SM Nazer Hossain, Banful Chief Executive Rezia Begum, UTSA Executive Director Mostafa Kamal Jatra, Environmental Research Professor Idris Ali and others also spoke.