Published: Monday 15 May 1995

Asphyxiated Dhaka dwellers in Bangla" are hoping for a breather from air pollution. In response to a petition filed by a citizen in March-end, the Bangladesh government was issued a Hijb Court show cause notice asking why it should not be directed to take action against air pollution.

Mohiuddin Faruque, an advocate and secretary general of the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association, stressed that air pollution faulty motor vehicles posed a serious health hazard.

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