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Terrible traffic jam in Rupganj

 Riaz Hossein, Rupganj (Narayanganj) Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:37 PM, 24 May 2019  

Photo: DailyBangladesh

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In front of the Eid, the traffic congestion in Rupganj of Narayanganj on Dhaka-Sylhet highway is being intensified terribly.

On Friday morning, at least six kilometers long traffic congestion was created across the both sides on the Highway’s Gaushia area. Many people of different occupations, including bus passengers, have to face extreme suffering due to this traffic congestion.

It is known that traffic congestion on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway is now a routine companion. In the Bhulta-Gaushia area on the Highway, the driver's reckless driving, the narrow road, the illegal footpath on the road, the under construction flyover, highway police’s reckless extortion the in the name of scrutinizing the car papers- fitness, have caused the traffic congestion as a constant problem. Apart from this, pedestrian road crossings on one side of the whole flyover, hundreds of people are crossing the road continuously. This has slowed down the movement of vehicles, which is causing traffic congestion.

Rupganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mahmudul Hasan said, the vehicle movement pressure on the Highway ahead of the Eid has been increased. Traffic Police and Highway Police, along with Rupganj Police Station as well as Community Police are working relentlessly to reduce traffic congestion.