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DMP issues traffic guidelines for National Mourning Day

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  • 14 August, 2022 12:00 AM
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DMP issues traffic guidelines for National Mourning Day

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Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Saturday issued traffic guidelines following the National Mourning Day to be observed tomorrow.

The nation will observe the Day with due respect on the occasion of the 47th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The President, Prime Minister, Ministers, and people from all walks of life will pay tribute to Bangabandhu by placing floral wreaths at his portrait in front of the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in the capital's Dhanmondi-32.

Therefore, traffic movement will be curtailed around Dhanmondi-32 from early morning on Monday, said a press release signed by DMP Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam on Saturday.

The vehicles bound for Russel Square-Azimpur from Gabtali of Mirpur will be diverted towards Dhanmondi-27 through Manik Mia Avenue and will reach their destination via Sankar-Jhigatala-Science Lab while the vehicles moving towards New Market will be diverted from Dhanmondi-2 and use Jhigatola-Sankar route instead.

The vehicles towards Russel Square from New Market and Science Lab will be diverted towards Dhanmondi Road No. 2 via Jigatala-Shankar (Satmasjid Road).   The passenger carrying vehicles going to Russel Square from Rainbow FDC will take the left turn at Sonargaon crossing and will reach the destination through Bangla Motor-Shahbagh route.

The vehicles of invited guests will reach Dhanmondi-32 through Manik Mia Avenue-Dhanmondi-27-Metro Shopping Mall and will take a right turn to Ahsania Mission Crossing.

The flag-bearing vehicles of PGR, SSF, Fire Service, Chief of Forces, IGP, senior secretaries, and secretaries will park on road no. 11 (northern and western part), situated on the north side of bridge No. 32.

The vehicles of MPs and political leaders will park at bridge No. 32’s south-east and west side.

The vehicles of law enforcement agencies will park on the north road at Ahsania Mission.