on Sunday urged the international
community to take effective steps to prevent India from building the Tipaimukh
dam and asked the government to adopt prompt measures to stop India
implementing the project.
BNP 's Secretary General Khanadaker Delwar Hossain said that they as members of the United Nations are urging
all and if necessary they would seek the
international community's cooperation through formal letters and they would not accept the Indian attempt to build a dam
on the Borak river. He was addressing a press conference He said it was the
duty of the government to protest and mount pressure on India so that it stops
the project. Strongly criticizing the government for keeping quiet on this issue , he said the BNP would do
everything it can to stop the controversial Indian project if the government
fails to take effective initiatives.
water resources minister and party Vice-president Hafiz Uddin Ahmed read out a
written statement regarding the project and steps taken against the project by
the BNP-led government when it was in power.