Dhaka, April 16 -- A team of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) has started the process to demolish Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) building constructed illegally on the Hatirjheel canal.

The team, including members of law enforcement agencies, along with necessary equipment took position in front of the 16-storey building to start demolition works on Tuesday morning.

Al preparations have been taken to demolish the building, said Rajuk director (Admin), Khandakar Oliur Rahman.

"We have given them [institutes that are housed in the building] two-hour time to remove their valuables," he added.

Later, the gas, electricity and other utility service will be cut off.

Meanwhile, Rajuk on Monday night se...