In a bid to beef up security measures, DMP has outlined directions for smoother traffic management in Dhaka
The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in a press release has announced restrictions on vehicular movement in some parts of Dhaka during Independence Day on March 26.
A press release signed by DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia in this regard was issued on Sunday.
According to the instructions provided by the DMP, restrictions on vehicular movement will be in effect from 12pm till the end of the Bangabhaban event on Tuesday.
The prime minister, other ministers, military personnel, diplomats and eminent freedom fighters are to pay a visit to President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban.
However, vehicles passing through the Bangabandhu National Stadium area will have to use alternate routes from 6am on Tuesday.
The Independence and National Day processions of children and juveniles will be held at Bangabandhu National Stadium.
Commercial vehicles will not be allowed to enter from zero point to the Gulistan underpass-Rajuk (South) crossing, although the vehicles entering the flyover will be allowed to pass through the area.
All traffic movement will remain closed from Sergeant Ahad police box to the Ittefaq intersection. Also, vehicles will not be allowed to enter Dilkusha commercial area and Rajuk (South) crossing.
Adding to this, vehicular movement from the northern side towards the Ittefaq intersection will be restricted, and no commercial vehicles entering from Daynik Bangla intersection towards the Rajuk (South) building will be allowed.
Furthermore, All the Buses travelling from Rajuk-Gulistan area to Shapla Chattar and Daynik Bangla will have to use UBL crossing or the National Press Club road or any other convenient alternative to reach their destination.