Rivers of Bangladesh
A river is a flow of water. Bangladesh is a land of rivers. It raises from a hill and falls into a sea. Her rivers rise from the Himalayas and fall into the Bay of Bengal. The economic condition of Bangladesh is mostly connected with her rivers. They are brim in the rainy season and they are almost dry in summer. The rivers of Bangladesh are undoubtedly wide. But they shrink in size for insufficiency of wither in dry seasons.
There are two rivers in Bangladesh. They are big and small. The Padma, the Meghna, the Jamuna, and the Kaanapali are the principal rivers of Bangladesh. Out big rivers are the Padma, the Meghan, the Jamuna, and the Brahmaputra. The bringing, the mathematics, the Gomti, the Karnafuli, etc. are the small rivers of Bangladesh. With the heavy rainfall in the rainy season, they become full to the brim and look terrible. The rivers are our natural wealth. They help us in many ways. In the rainy season, these rivers swell to the brim and sometimes overflow their banks and inundate the adjoining fields. They then look like a vast sheet of water all around. Some of our rivers are the source of energy. They have a strong current. They are used to produce electricity. Fish is our main item of food after rice. Many kinds of fish are around in the rivers of Bangladesh. These rivers are an inexhaustible source of supply of fish to her people. The fisherman of Bangladesh earns its livelihood by fishing in these rivers. They are entirely dependent on these rivers for their living. The fisherman of our country catches fish from the rivers. We get sufficient fish from the rivers.
Bangladesh is an agricultural country. The rivers are the heart of our agriculture. They can easily be used for the irrigation of our lands. Her river makes her soil fertile by depositions the silt carried by them of the land. Paddy and jute are the main crops of Bangladesh. Our rivers carry the silt with their agriculture. They can easily be used for the irrigation of our lands. Irrigation is essential for the bumper growth of these crops. So the water of these rivers is used for the purpose of irrigation by means of power-pumps or by digging canals. It is, therefore, evident that the economic condition of the cultivators largely depends on rivers.
Our rivers are the main way of communication. Steamers, launches, and boats ply through them all the year round and carry passengers and goods. Rivers come to our users in many ways. We bathe in river water and drink it. The rivers of Bangladesh are the source of beauty. Their beauty is a great relief to the troubled hearts. They also have made Bangladesh rich, beautiful and happy. They help to promote trade and commerce. We export and import commercial goods through riverways. Our life is influenced by them in many ways .our Rivers are usually claimed in the morning and in winter. But they look violent and fearful in summer and autumn.
Our rivers are a great source of health, wealth, and joy. Rivers are not unmixed blessings. But they almost every year destroy our economy through floods. As a result, fields, and roads go underwater. So, people cannot go here and there on foot. Thus, rivers bring us sufferings. They overflow their banks, because floods and damage crops, thus they also bring us untold miseries and misfortunes. Our economy mainly depends on rivers. Without rivers, Bangladesh cannot develop. They are the blessings of Allah of our country. They are the life of this country. The rivers of Bangladesh should be exploited properly towards economic development. They also are the source of our prosperity and progress. So, we should properly use them.