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12:00 AM, September 10, 2011 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, September 10, 2011

Jam-free Dhaka demanded

Dhakabashi, a socio-cultural voluntary organisation, arranged a game of top at Hazaribagh Park in the city yesterday demanding road accident - and traffic congestion-free Dhaka.
The organisation organised the programme for increasing awareness among the inhabitants of the city, says a press release.
Former adviser to the caretaker government ASM Shahjahan was present as the chief guest.
Dhakabashi President Shukkur Salek and Dhaka Writers' Forum President Humayun Ahmed spoke at the function.
Speakers urged the people to abide by the traffic rules for reducing traffic congestion and accidents.
They also demanded of the government to make all footpaths free from illegal structures and hawkers.
They said easy process of getting machine-readable driving licence could decrease harassment and illegal means.
They also demanded renovation Chhoto Katra, Baro Katra, Lalbagh Fort and Nawab Bari in old city.

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