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07:51 PM, January 27, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:06 PM, January 27, 2020

Vehicular restriction on Feb 1

Starting from 12:01am on February 1, vehicular movement will be restricted till 6pm that day for Dhaka City Corporation elections.

The Road Transport and Bridges Ministry today issued a circular in this regard.

The restrictions will stay in effect from 12:01am of February 1 to 6:00pm that day, according to a statement signed by Jasim Uddin, assistant secretary of road transport and bridges division of the ministry.

Autorickshaws, taxi cabs, microbuses, SUVs, pickup trucks, cars, buses, trucks and other motor-run vehicles will be restricted as per the directive.  

The ministry also imposed restriction on the movement of motorcycles from midnight of January 30 to 6am on February 2.

Candidates, their agents, local and foreign election observers with approvals from the returning officers will not come under the purview of the ban.

Apart from the above, ambulances, vehicles of election officials, law enforcement agencies, fire service, electricity, gas and telecom service providers will also be allowed on the road.

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