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Defiant contractor abandons road work, causing suffering to thousands

A contractor abandoned construction of a road that was scheduled to be finished by May this year, under Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj.

As a result, around 25,000 residents of Deopara and Shatak areas in Gajnaipur union are now facing immense sufferings during this monsoon when the 780-meter-long dirt road has become impassable with knee-deep mud all over. 

Till date, the contractor ignored three consecutive mails that were sent out by the LGED, asking it to complete the work, said Sabbir Ahmed, the engineer of LGED in Nabiganj upazila. 

The work order for the Tk 54.48-lakh project was awarded to Jason Enterprise, which was scheduled to start construction of the road on May 16 last year and finish it on May 21 this year.

It is now a nightmare for anyone who has to use this unpaved road to reach the union parishad (UP) or

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