Indiscriminate lifting of sand from the Ajoy and the Damodar riverbed in the Laudoha, Kanksa and Pandaveswar blocks under Durgapur sub-division has in recent past risen to such an extent that it has taken a severe toll on the state exchequer resulting in substantial decrease in revenue target in the Durgapur sub-division blocks this year.
Mass protest by residents living near the Tamla Nallah area in ward no 12 and 13 under Durgapur Municipalty Corporation, against efforts by realtors to fill portion of Tamla Nallah for construction of residential apartments prompted the Mayor and civic body officials to intervene and order stoppage of work.
After a busy and hectic week at the industrial town of Durgapur every mind and soul searches for some destination to spent the weekend away from work. Murshidabad at a distance of only about 190 Km is an ideal destination to spent a weekend discovering the rich history of Bengal during the era of Nawabs and rejuvenate as well. So Durgapurians, pack your baggage and plan your next weekend at Murshidabad.