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Leaders and activists of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) unit of the Riverine People Thursday underscored the need for establishing uniform rights of the countries concerned on the common international rivers.
They specially stressed on utter essence of keeping the rivers alive and engaging comprehensive efforts for ensuring pollution-free rivers, which are the national lifelines for economy, ecology, environment, bio-diversity and heritage, reports BSS.
They made these observations at a rally arranged by the Riverine People at the Teesta Railway Bridge point on the Teesta riverbank under Kawnia upazila here in observance of the International Day of Action for Rivers-2019.
Director of the Riverine People and Associate Professor of the Department of Bengali of BRUR Dr Tuhin Wadud presided over a brief discussion arranged there.
Activists of the Riverine People Happy Roy, Rubel Hossain, Rezwan Ahmed,
Sanjoy Chowdhury and Kamal Ahmed, among others, addressed.