Dhaka Chawkbazar fire tragedy | The Daily Star
  • Chawkbazar Tragedy: Way Forward

    Relocate chemicals now from old town

    To prevent any further fire-related human catastrophe like what occurred in Chawkbazar, officials and experts have suggested immediate temporary relocation of highly combustible chemicals from densely-populated Old Dhaka, as a permanent relocation across the Buriganga would take years.

  • Reluctance of owners to blame

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday regretted that chemical warehouses could not be relocated from Old Dhaka due to owners' reluctance.