Not only mobile phones but also mobile phone BTS (Base Transceiver Station) also has electromagnetic radiation effect. The challenge is to keep the radiation level below the danger limit. Some experts argue that Mobile phone towers should be installed in a safe area. Few days ago a report aired on Ekushey Television said electromagnetic radiation level of mobile phone towers may be harmful for human. It may cause cancer and cause problem in reproductive system. The report said the people residing near the tower are always in great risk.
Many mobile phone towers of the country are installed on the roof of residential buildings.
An organization ‘Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh’ submitted a writ petition on this issue before the high court today. The High Court has directed Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission to examine some mobile phone towers and High Court also ordered the health secretary to form an expert committee to assess the impact of mobile phone tower radiation on human.