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Eid journey: Dhaka-Chittagong highway sees less traffic

  • Few good laden vehicles, vegetables-laden trucks seen
  • Eid-ul-Fitr scheduled on April 10 or April 11
Update : 09 Apr 2024, 01:00 PM

Holidaymakers who are travelling on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway witnessed no traffic congestion on Tuesday despite the increased number of vehicles on the highway.

Shahinul Islam, officer-in-charge of Daudkandi Highway Police, said vehicles were seen crossing the highway smoothly and no tailback was seen on the 105 km area of Dhaka-Chittagong highway from Daudkandi toll plaza to Mohammad Ali point on Tuesday.

Though the highway witnessed a heavy pressure of vehicles on Monday night but the situation is normal from Tuesday morning, he said.

A few export-oriented good laden vehicles and vegetables-laden trucks were seen plying the highway, he said.

Highway police, district police and local administration are working to keep the movement of vehicles normal.

They were seen performing duties at the important points on the highway including Daudkandi, Eliotganj, Madhaia, Chandina, Nimsar, Cantonment, Alekhachar, Paduar Bazar, Guagazi, Mia Bazar, Chouddagram and Chiora points.

Depending on the sighting of Shawwal moon, the Eid-ul-Fitr is scheduled to be celebrated on April 10 or April 11.

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