Dhaka rivers under onslaught

The rotten stench emanating from the polluted Buriganga water hits the nostrils even before reaching the river’s bank. There, a grey bearded man is spotted under the Shaheed Buddhijibi bridge…When asked if the government’s move to relocate tannery industries from Hazaribagh to Savar had helped, he repeats that all is “the same as before”