Traffic movement in Dhaka to be restricted for Janmashtami


Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has imposed a restriction on vehicular movement for peaceful holding of Janmashtami procession in the capital scheduled to be held on this Friday.

DMP has taken the plan centering the procession which will be brought out from Dhakeshwari temple around 3:00pm that will end at 5:00pm at Bahadurshah Park in the old city after parading different city streets, a DMP press release said here today.

The restriction will be effective from 3:30pm to 5:30pm on the day, the release said.

The routes of the procession are: Dhakeshwari National Temple - Palashi Intersection - Jagannath Hall-Central Shaheed Minar- Doel Chattar - High Court (Bottala) - Sarkari Karmachari Hospital - Phoenix Road (ahead of Bangladesh Police Head Quarters) - Golap Shah Mazar - Bangabandhu Square- Gulistan- Nawabpur Road - Ray Shaheb Bazar Intersection - Bahadur Shah Park.

All the vehicles have been asked to avoid the aforesaid areas to keep the roads free from traffic jam, the release added.