EC announces ban on motorised vehicles for Dhaka city polls

Sun Online Desk

20th January, 2020 05:11:14 printer

EC announces ban on motorised vehicles for Dhaka city polls

The Election Commission (EC) has announced a ban on the plying of motorcycles and motorised vehicles without the commission’s stickers in the capital city as part of security measures to hold the upcoming Dhaka city elections on February 1.

The EC announced the ban on Monday.

Motorcycle transport will be banned in Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) polling areas from 30 January midnight (12:00 am) to February 2 morning (6:00 am).

Meanwhile, all vehicles in the area— excluding emergency services —will be banned from Januray 31 midnight (12:00 am) to February 1 evening (12:00 am).

However, vehicles of emergency services, including ambulance, fire service and postal department, will remain out of the ban purview.


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