Ban imposed on plying of truck, pickup for Savar municipal polls from Jan 15 midnight

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12th January, 2021 08:47:04 printer

Ban imposed on plying of truck, pickup for Savar municipal polls from Jan 15 midnight

The movement of trucks and pickups in the respective electoral areas at Savar has been restricted from midnight on January 15 to 12 midnight on January 16 as the second phase of the Savar municipality election will be held on January 16.

Besides, a ban has been imposed on the ply of motorcycles from 12 midnight on January 14 to 6 am on January 17, an official handout of Press Information Department (PID) said here today.

It also said ban is relaxed in case of contesting candidates, their election agents, domestic and foreign observers (they must have identity cards) subject to the permission of the Returning Officer (RO).

The ban will not be applicable for the movement of vehicles for local and foreign journalists (with identity cards) engaged in gathering election related news, election officials, members of law enforcement, legal observers and some urgent work such as ambulance, fire service, electricity, gas, post and telecommunication.


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