Tanneries now polluting Dhaleswari in Savar

The Dhaleswari River has been polluted by untreated effluents released from the Tannery Industrial Park at Savar, on the outsirt of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, over the last one year. It’s a new problem facing nery factories were shifted from Hazaribagh to Savar.
Locals told New Age that the modern tannery park was also polluting nearby urban and rural areas.
The modern tannery park could not solve the pollution issue for which it was established to relocate tannery factories from Hazaribagh to save the Buriganga River as well as the nearby densely populated areas.