Tannery pollution affects human health in Savar

People of Hemayetput are at the risk of serious illness due to chemical pollution from tanneries near their homes. Tannery factories at Hemayetpur as well as Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, are still dumping untreated wastes in the Dhaleswari River. People here said that the whole area has been polluted due to tannery waste as the Tannery Industrial Park is situated there.