DMP posted the directives on their website on Thursday
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has issued traffic guidelines for Dhaka ahead of the National Mourning Day to be observed across the country on August 15.
Law enforcers will control traffic movement around the capital’s Dhanmondi 32 area on the occasion of the National Mourning Day, said a press release on Thursday.
On the National Mourning Day, the president, the prime minister, cabinet members, and people from all walks of life will pay homage to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
People concerned have been requested to follow the DMP directives on the day in order to ensure smooth movement of vehicles and avoid traffic jams in the city, added the release.
Vehicles from Gabtoli to Russell Square-Azimpur areas will be diverted to Dhanmondi 27 and go to their respective destinations through Shankar-Jigatola-Science Lab intersection.
Russell Square-bound vehicles from New Market and Science Lab will be diverted to the Jigatola-Shankar route.
Russell Square-bound vehicles from Rainbow FDC will be diverted to the Sonargaon Crossing-Bangla Motor-Shahbag route.
People coming to pay respects at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum via Manik Mia Avenue-Dhanmondi 27 must go through the road next to Metro Shopping Mall and make a left turn in front of Ahsania Mission to reach Dhanmondi 32, furthered the release.