During the drives, BIWTA officials recovered about 3 acres of government land.
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has evicted 265 establishments on the bank of Buriganga River in Dhaka's Islambagh, including an illegal petrol pump of MP Haji Salim, in drives conducted on Sunday and Monday.
During the drives, BIWTA officials recovered about three acres of government land.
Executive Magistrate Mahbub Jamil and Dhaka River Port official Gulzar Ali led the drive.
Ali said MP Salim had illegally occupied the land and set up fish storage, several warehouses, and a petrol pump.
He said they would evict all illegal establishments on both sides of the river.