BNP 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.
Former 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.