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Traffic guidelines for Awami League National Council

  • Published at 08:10 pm December 19th, 2019
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Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

There will be a mass gathering in Suhrawardy Udyan, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina present

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have drawn up elaborate traffic guidelines to ensure the smooth flow of vehicles during the Awami League's 21st National Council, to be held on Friday and Saturday.

There will be a mass gathering in Suhrawardy Udyan, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina present.

DMP, in a press release issued on Thursday, said that they have taken measures to ensure traffic discipline and uninterrupted traffic movement over the two days.

Multi-faceted security arrangements have also been devised to ensure the safety of the thousands of people who are expected to throng the Suhrawardy, said the press release, signed by Deputy Commissioner of the DMP (Media and Public Relations) Masudur Rahman.

Parking management:

1.The vehicles coming from Rajshahi, Khulna and Rangpur divisions are allocated parking at Dhaka University Gymnasium Field through Gabtoli-Technical-Shyamli-Asadgate-Dhanmondi-32, Science Lab-Newmarket-Nilkhet-Dhaka University Gate.

2.The vehicles coming from Sadarghat, Barisal, Khulna and Faridpur districts are allocated parking at Dhaka University Gymnasium Field through Zero Point crossing-High Court crossing-Doel Chattar. 

3.The vehicles coming from Chittagong and Sylhet divisions are allocated parking at Dhaka University Gymnasium Field through Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover-Nimtali crossing- Chankharpul-Doel Chattar. 

4.The vehicles coming from Mymensingh division, Gazipur, Tangail, Abdullahpur and Uttara are allocated parking at Dhaka University Gymnasium Field through under the Mohakhali Flyover-Moghbazar flyover-Ramna police station crossing-on the left-turn from Kakrail Church-on the right-turn from Nightingale intersection-UBL crossing-Zero point-High court-Dorl Chattar.  

Parking space according to vehicle type:

(1) VIP car parking is at Suhrawardy Udyan (2) Parking for police and media vehicles and motorcycles is at Ramona Euro Casiano Chinese restaurant and Ramna Tennis Complex (3) Bus parking is at DU gymnasium grounds and through Nilkhat to Palashi (east end) (4) Small and big car parking is at Dhaka University’s Mall Chattar (5) Large vehicle parking is at VC bungalow crossing sculpture (6) Small car parking is on Bailey Road from Sugandha crossing. 

Diversion:

(1) Bangla Motor Crossing (2) Rupsi Bangla Crossing (3) Rajamani Crossing (4) East side crossing of Minute Road (5) Kakrail Church Crossing (6) Mothshobhabon Crossing (7) Jagannath Hall Crossing (8) Shahbag Crossing (9) UBL Crossing (10) Kataban Crossing (11) Doel Chattar Crossing (12) Science lab Crossing.

The press release emphasised that the diversion will come into effect only if the traffic situation requires it.