The two-kilometer embankment at Asapuni’s Anulia Union has been renovated. Two thousand people of the area started the work of repairing the dam from Friday morning and completed it before the tide of noon.
Alamgir Alam Liton, chairman of Anulia Union, said the two-kilometer road from Nangla Ferry Ghat to Gokulnagar in his union was submerged in the Kopotaksh River on Wednesday due to cyclone Yas and rising river levels. Several thousand fish ponds and ponds are floating in the water. People leave their homes and go to shelters to save their lives. Attempts were made to block the dam the next day with the help of unionists to save lives. At that time the dam could not be sustained due to the strong current of water. People were organized again on Friday morning. I bought 600 bamboos with my own money. We tried to build the dam with 3,000 men and women with empty sacks from the Water Development Board. If the ring dam is completed before the tide at noon. Stuck in the tide of the dove. At this time people became overwhelmed with joy.
UP member Shawkat Hossain, Zahir Islam of Nangla village and several others said that although they sought the help of local Paubo in repairing the dam, they did not help except a few empty sacks. However, people tried hard and gave the ring.
Later, 2 tons of rice and 50 packets of dry food (baby food) were distributed among the flood victims in Nangla ferry area.
Asashuni Upazila Vice Chairman Asim Baran Chakraborty, UP members Alamgir Hossain, Shawkat Hossain, Rafiqul Islam, social workers Mofizul Mollah, Arifur Islam Babu, Abdus Suban Mollah, Kamal Hossain Gazi, Anarul Islam Liton Hossain and others were present at the time.
Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed touched the milestone of 50 wickets in ODI cricket. He took 4 for 48 in 9 overs against Sri Lanka in the third and final ODI of the series against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur today. With this, the number of Taskin’s victims in ODIs is now 52.
Before today’s match, Taskin’s ODI figures were 48 wickets in 36 matches. He took 39 matches to taste the 50th wicket. Taskin is joint third in the list of fastest 50 wickets for Bangladesh. Next to him is former left-arm pacer Syed Russell.
Mustafizur Rahman is the best cutting master in this list. The fast bowler, known as ‘The Phiz’, played only 26 matches to touch the 50-wicket milestone. The second fastest wicket belongs to left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak. Razzak, currently one of the selectors of the national team, took 50 wickets in the 32nd match.