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Biswa Ijtema: DMP declares road, parking plans

Sun Online Desk     11th January, 2018 05:36:33 printer

Biswa Ijtema:  DMP declares road, parking plans

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has issued a traffic and car parking management plan before the 53rd Biswa Ijtema.


The second largest congregation of the Muslim community after the holy hajj, will begin on Friday.


This year, the two-phase congregation will be held from January 12-14 and January 19-21 on bank of the Turag river on the outskirts of the capital amid tight security.


Ahead of the Biswa Ijtema, the law enforcers have taken special measures to ease the traffic system.


Vehicles heading to Abdullahpur from Ashulia will have to use  Mirpur-Beribadh road after taking the right turn at intersection near Dhaur bridge, the DMP stated on its news website.


According to DMP, from January 12 to January 21, all vehicles except those carrying passengers and crews of aircrafts, law enforcers and fire fighters and ambulances, to take alternate routes -- Mohakhali-Bijoy Sarani-Gabtoli -- avoiding Airport Road.


All inter-district vehicles of Mohakhali bus terminal for Abdullahpur will ply Bijoy Sarani-Gabtoli road taking the left turn from Mohakhali intersection.


The DMP also instructed vehicles to use the “Hotel Radisson Gap” or take the u-turn on Kuril Bishwa Road or the flyover to go Pragati Sarani instead of heading towards Airport Road.


Vehicles moving towards Abdullahpur through Pragati Sarani will have to take the Kakoli-Mohakhali road or an u-turn on Bishwa Road and Mirpur flyover.

 No-parking zone on the roads and its nearby areas from Rainbow intersection-Abdullahpr-Dhaur bridge and Rampur bridge to Pragati Sarani, the law enforcers declared.