Jhinai river covered with water hyacinth

Published : 22 May 2022 08:19 PM

Water hyacinth gathered in the Jhinai river at Sarishabari in Jamalpur. This has made Bicycles are being ridden on this road, football is being played on the chest of a flooded river. This was seen on Sunday morning on the banks of the river Jhenai in Konabari village in the municipal area of the upazila.

Local farmer Anwar Hossain said, "Every day the water of Jhenai river is rising and so is the current. Water hyacinth is floating on the water. The water hyacinths have accumulated in one place and become hard. Due to which even the river filled with water hyacinths can now be crossed on foot.

Sajib Mia, a teenager from Maijbari village, said the water hyacinths had accumulated in the river, and because of the hardening of the hyacinth in the river it is now possible to walk and do other kinds of activities on the water surface. “We played football on the water hyacinth frozen in the river. I rode a bicycle. It's really awesome. We never thought that we would be able to walk or play on the river without a road,” he said

Osman Gani, who came to see me, said, "I came to see him after getting the news of crossing the river without a road. I came and saw that it was true. People are crossing the river without a road. I also crossed. The boys are also riding bicycles. It's really miraculous.”