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The Disappearing Rivers Of Bangladesh

Categories: South Asia, Bangladesh, Disaster, Environment, International Relations

At the time of the birth of Bangladesh in 1971 the country had approximately 24000km rivers and tributaries. After four decades many rivers are dying mainly due to the unilateral water management and dams built by the upper riparian neighbor India. Wahidul Islam [1] at Poltalk points to the problem and the consequences.