12 percent people in the country are at risk of arsenic contamination
Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, the Bangladesh government adopted a variety of activities to implement the
reduction of 12 percent of the people are at risk of arsenic contamination caused. He is now a member of parliament from the ruling party said in response to a question Didarul Alam. Minister of Local Government Engineering Department of Public Health, 50 million tubewells in 2003 upazilas of the country's 271 arsenic has been tested, of which 14 million 5 of 9 per cent share of the tube-well water levels arsenic have been found. He said the present government has taken various steps to protect people at risk of arsenic.