Due to the DoE report, the Prime Minister s Office (PMO) sought an explanation from the housing and public works ministry (with which RAJUK is affiliated) about the project and related environmental clearance. However, the ministry claimed that no forest or arable land had been acquired to implement the Purbachal New .PDF PART II : FORMULATION OF URBAN AND TRANSPORT PLAN

As the Daily Star (2011c) reports regarding an Army housing project that breaches numerous domestic laws, the Rajuk, the DCC and the Rapid Action Battalion have been filling up portions of Ramchandrapur, Baunia and a channel of the Buriganga. The Baunia filling up is to build an approach road for Rajuk s Purbachal .80,000 flats to be built at Purbachal: Minister Business News 24 BD