Hawkers won’t be allowed on red-marked roads from next week: DSCC Mayor

Published : 07 Sep 2022 08:06 PM | Updated : 08 Sep 2022 01:18 PM

Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has announced that hawkers will not be allowed to sit on the red-marked very important roads from next week.                

This Wednesday morning, while talking to the media after laying the foundation stone of the 10-storey Bangabandhu Avenue Bipani Bitan, the mayor of DSCC, Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, made the announcement.

DSCC Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh said, "By laying the foundation stone of Bangabandhu Avenue Hawkers Market today, we are taking a new step, a new activity. Just as we will rehabilitate (them) in the 10-storey market, we will also rehabilitate (them) in specific streets from next week. We will mark the roads. Only the most important roads will be marked red. Yellow and green will also be marked. We will no longer allow hawkers to sit on the road walking in the red marked areas. From next week we will start the campaign to remove hawkers from the red marked most important roads. "

DSCC Mayor Barrister Sheikh Taposh said, "It was a long awaited market. It is a much needed market for the hawker brothers and sisters of the area. It has not been done for a long time due to the long delay. Today we are very happy that, We have started its work. We hope to complete its construction within the next two years. It will be a big market for the Hawker brothers and sisters. They will be able to complete their operations successfully.”

At that time, in response to a question from the journalists, DSCC Mayor Barrister Sheikh Taposh said, "You know that experts feared that the outbreak of dengue disease in 2019 may reach the level of an epidemic. We have prepared for this from the beginning. The results of the surveys that came Based on them, we have conducted extensive combing operations and for the last two months, we have taken extensive activities by destroying the sources (of Aedes mosquitoes) by operating the control room. As a result, we have been able to free the people of Dhaka from the spread of Aedes mosquitoes."

In spite of untimely rain due to climate change, dengue disease is under full control in Dhaka South City Corporation area, Dhaka Mayor Barrister Sheikh Taposh said, "According to yesterday's statistics (according to the information of the Department of Health), our number of patients is 40, which is the highest so far this season. Because the whole season We have been able to keep the queue of 30, 25, 20, 15 people by working. But due to climate change, there has been a slight increase towards the end. But we think the outbreak of dengue disease is still under full control in South City. I pray for the souls of those who died of dengue disease. I wish. Two people have been killed in Dhaka South City Corporation area so far."

It should be noted that this year, 31 people have died due to dengue disease across the country.

Also today, Mayor Dahadsik visited Mugdapara Community Center, Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, road expansion at Nimatoli intersection and ongoing excavation work in Buriganga original channel.

At that time, the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation Farid Ahmed, Secretary of the Corporation Akramuzzaman, Chief Engineer Saleh Ahmed, Regional Executive Officer of Region-1 Marina Nazneen were present.

Farid Uddin Ahmad Ratan, Councilor of Ward No. 20, Roksana Islam Chameli, Councilor of Reserved Constituency and others were present.