Information on the Komolgong Guchna Gran Project, also known as the Cluster Village Project, which was set up by former president Hussain Muhammad Ershad [BGD20827.E]

For information on the Cluster Village Project, please consult the attachments. Response to Information Request BGD16244.e of 18 January 1994, available at Regional Documentation Centres, provides additional information on this Project.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Amnesty International (AI). May 1992. Bangladesh: Reprisal Killings in Logong,

Chittagong Hill Tracts, in April 1992. (AI Index: ASA 13/04/92). London: AI, pp. 1-2.

The Ethnic NewsWatch [Stamford]. 22 May 1992. "Urban Population Continues to Increase." (NEXIS)

Inter Press Service (IPS). 20 December 1988. Tabibul Islam. "Bangladesh: The Landless Strike Roots." (NEXIS)