Consultation Meeting with Community People at Basila.

Buriganga Riverkeeper always initiates participatory approaches to mobilize community people with organization’s activities and overall river protection efforts. To engage social organizations and local people of all the wards/unions along the riverbank, Buriganga Riverkeeper has been organizing activities throughout the year. As a part of this initiative, Buriganga Riverkeeper organized a consultative meeting with the community people and social organizations along the riverbank in Ward no 33, Basila, Mohammadpur; on April 17, at 4:00 pm at Basila (Old) Govt. Primary School premises. In the meeting people from different professions, social and cultural organizations by the bank of Buriganga participated.

Buriganga Riverkeeper discussed on the issues of the River Buriganga. He requested the local people to step forward for protecting the River Buriganga. The representatives from local community also spoke on the occasion and expressed their willingness to provide continuous support to Buriganga Riverkeeper for river protection activities. The consultation meeting was followed by the projection of “Padma Nodir Majhi”, a feature film on river and life.