Dhaka Metropolitan Police has drawn elaborate traffic guidelines to ensure smooth flow of vehicles during Awami League's election victory celebration rally on Saturday (January 19).
The day will be marked by a mega rally at Suhrawardy Udyan, with the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. She will address the rally at 2:30pm.
GUIDELINES DETAILED BY DMP
People coming from Gabtoli via Mirpur Road-Science Lab-New Market will have to get off at Nilkhet and move towards the venue on foot. Their buses will be parked at Mall Chattar of Dhaka University and by both sides of the Nilkhet-Palashi road.
People coming from Uttara via Airport Road-Mohakhali-Moghbazar-Kakrail Church-Rajmoni crossing-Nightingale-Paltan-Zero Point or via Khilkhet flyover-Badda-Gulshan-Rampura Road-Mouchak flyover-Malibagh-Shantinagar-Rajmoni Crossing-Nightingale to Paltan-Zero Point will have to get off at Paltan-Zero Point and move towards venue on foot via Doyel Chattar. They will park their buses in Motijheel area.
People coming from eastern regions via Jatrabari and southern regions via Postogola and under the Mayor Hanif flyover will have to get off at Gulistan and go to the venue on foot via Zero Point-Doyel Chattar. They will park their buses in Motijheel/Gulistan.
Those taking Mayor Hanif flyover will disembark in Chankharpul and move towards the venue on foot via Doyel Chattar. Their buses will be parked on the Gymnasium field of DU.
People coming via Babubazar bridge will get off at Golap Shah Mazar and walk to the venue via High Court-Doyel Chattar.
They will park their buses in Gulistan area.
The road from Shahbagh to Matsya Bhaban will be off-limits to general people and traffic will be regulated around Suhrawardy Udyan.
Diversions may be implemented for the movement of prime minister and other dignitaries from the morning till the end of the programme at various intersections like Banglamotor, Shahbagh, Katabon, Nilkhet, Palashi, and some others.