It is worth mentioning to keep the water flow under the irrigation scheme of Sonaimuri upazila Due to the extreme indifference of the Bangladesh Water Development Board in digging the important canals, Sonaimuri- Nadona is a century-old traditional Mahendra canal in the mouza-naksha of various villages of the upazila The identified government canals have lost their existence and are under the hands of the occupiers! The concerned authorities There is no vision. There is no effective action except official push, government channel The power of the influential people is increasing day by day. If this continues, the next few days None of these channels of water flow can be found during the year. Water Development Board Noakhali, upazila administration has no responsibility in this regard? related to The local influential circles including Daptar, Khal Kheko, and others have conspired and occupied the canal year after year. Construction of shops along with dumping of garbage from Sonaimuri market and filling of canals Shops in the government canals marked in the mouza design in the water flow of different villages Disruption of water flow by construction. Newness of water flow and canals Lost. There is no one to see this? The concerned officials complained about these issues If there is any unknown cause for remedial action without assurance of taking appropriate action No action is taken. Nilamhat area from Nadna of Sonaimuri upazila is water During the construction work of Kheko Chakra Dokanpat, the only government canal occupied by the stream Local farmer Mohiuddin to Sonaimuri Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land). Water Development Board Noakhali in writing along with informing over phone Commissioner (Land) Sonaimuri office complained but did not get redressal. Upzilla Quddus, Anish, Siraj Mia, Nurul Alam, Abdul among the farmers of various unions. Khalek, Golam Rahman, Farhan Mia, Samshul Haque, Mostafa, Badsa Mia and many others. Complaining said, basically the local political dishonest people and the local registration office Under the umbrella of unscrupulous officials and bribes, canals are kept undisturbed.
These people are doing harmful things. Also, they are occupying the government canal site and building shops It is widespread to steal millions of rupees by selling to expatriates in different areas Complaints have been made. A few crores in Sonaimuri Chatkhil Upazila under Noakhali Water Development Board Even though 297 kms were excavated at a cost of Rs Excavation work including this overpass canal in the upazila is outside the supervision and responsibility of the public. Remains. Canal Khekora occupying the canal banks, shops and businesses built by closing the canal. Institutions are occupying the government canal day by day by constructing multi-storied buildings. of India Relief of flooding in Noakhali-Comilla sub-region from hill slopes of Tripura region and This Mahendra Canal was dug hundreds of years ago to facilitate agricultural irrigation. Last 1980 Although this canal was partially renovated around 2015, it has been under renovation and excavation for 40/45 years Sonaimuri section of Mahendra Canal is in crisis due to lack of initiative. Monsoon Including Sonaimuri municipal area due to lack of water flow in the canal due to light rains during the season Flooding is created in the vicinity. At one time, small trawlers, big ones, through the Meghna Dakatiya river Traders from different districts take goods through this canal in samban boats Transported goods to various haat markets. This canal is used for various agricultural irrigation works in the upazila used water But since this canal was out of excavation for several years and The newness of the canal, the use of water for agricultural purposes and There is no water flow. Knowledge from local farmers, informed circles, common people during field investigation Yes, the water development board is fat with the connivance of some dishonest officials of Noakhali In exchange of sums of money, the various structures and buildings of the occupiers on the bank of the canal are protected by an invisible gesture Excavation of Sonaimuri section of Mahendra Canal was abandoned. It is known from several local sources Local influential people are desperate to protect the various buildings and structures built by occupying the canal Rs. 2/3 thousand for every square feet of buildings constructed on government canal sites There is widespread talk of forming a fund worth crores of rupees. Local businessmen and conscious municipalities The complaints of the residents are that the influential people have illegally built structures on the canal and occupied it. That’s why Although the name of this canal is only on paper, the existence of the canal is disappearing day by day.
Existence of canals If illegally occupied canals are recovered to bring back, the farmers will irrigate the agricultural land You will get benefits, or even if this canal is on paper, the position will become like VT land. A Sonaimuri Municipal Mayor VP Nurul Haque Choudhury said that dakatiya canal The combined Mahendra Canal has been occupied by many but small interests have been abandoned for the sake of large interests Arrangements will be made to excavate the canal. Assistant Commissioner (Land) Md. Shahin in this regard When Mia’s attention was drawn, she said, “against government canal encroachments and canal polluters.” Necessary action will be taken against. Noakhali Water Development Board Divisional Engineer Akash Dutt repeatedly His statement was not available as he did not receive calls even after calling. In this regard, the local member of parliament HM Ibrahim said, for agricultural development, unimpeded water flow (Chatkhil-Sonaimuri) upazila. The program of canal digging will be guaranteed Important canals have been dug. Similarly every canal in Sonaimuri area has also been dug It will be done. If there is stagnation in canal digging in Jorpul area for the time being and canal digging in this part in the future The work will be done. With the District Commissioner, Water Development Board and related ministries Completing the excavation work of Sonaimuri section of the ancient Mahendra canal will be