How to navigate Dhaka on 31st night
Published: 12:29 PM, 31 December 2017 Updated: 09:33 PM, 3 January 2018
DMP`s instruction for traffic movement on 31st night
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has introduced extensive security measures for New Year’s Eve on December 31. They gave a set of instruction for traffic movement in the capital to ensure safety during this time. These areas are mainly in Hatirjheel, Gulshan, Banani, Baridhara and Dhaka University.
1. All roads entering Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara will be closed from 8 pm. However, Kamal Ataturk Avenue (Kakali Crossing) and Amtali Crossing (Mohakhali) will be kept open for the residents of this area. In that case, people living in Gulshan, Banani, and Baridhara have been requested to enter the area by 8:00 pm.
2. Tejgaon Industrial Area-Phoenix Road Crossing, Banani 11 Road Crossing, Chairman Bari Crossing, Shooting Club, Badda Link Road, DOHS Baridhara-United Hospital Crossing and Notun Bazar Crossing Areas cannot be used for entering in Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara areas from 8 pm. However, these crossings can be used only to get out of this area.
3. The students, teachers, and officials of Dhaka University will be able to enter the Dhaka University area by showing their identity card from 8 pm to morning 6 am. For this, everyone has been kindly requested to keep the identity card with them.
4. All types of cars are prohibited in the Dhaka University area for the Palashi crossing, Sculpture crossing, Bakshi crossing, Ramana square crossing, Doyele Chottor crossing and Shahidullah hall crossing.
5. All types of cars coming from the High Court will go through the Chankharpul road crossing through Shaheedullah Hall.
6. Cars cannot be driven in a reckless, alcoholic and dangerous way.
7. DC Traffic (North): 017133732225, ADC Traffic (North): 01713373226, AC Traffic (Gulshan): 01713398497, AC Traffic (Uttara): 01713398498, DC Traffic (South): 01713373223, ADC Traffic South): 01713373224, DC (Gulshan): 01713373166 and DC (Uttara): 01713373156 have been requested to call.
No one will be allowed to stay in Hatirjheel area after 8 pm on Sunday night. DMP requested people to return to the area within 8 pm, also, the residents of Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara have been requested to return to their respective areas.
No vehicles outside the Dhaka University area will be allowed to enter the night after 8 pm on Sunday.
No gathering, assembly or festival can be organized in the streets, flyovers, streets, rooftops and public places. There will be no occasions or gatherings or dance-songs and no cultural programs to celebrate the New Year`s celebration at the open place.
DMP warns that lawful action will be taken against those who fail to observe these guidelines.
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