All vehicle traffic on Tongi highway and around Ijtema grounds in Gazipur will be suspended from Saturday midnight till Akheri Munajat [concluding prayers] on Sunday. He said: “A ban will be imposed on all vehicle traffic from Gazipur’s Chandana intersection to Dhaka. We apologize for the temporary inconvenience.”Meanwhile, the Ijtema grounds are already witnessing an influx of devotees. Officials concerned believe that more people will arrive in Tongi to participate in the concluding prayers. A total of 7,000 policemen and at least 300 members of the Rapid Action Battalion have been deployed, and 41 CCTV cameras have been installed at the Ijtema grounds.
Source: Dhaka Tribune January 13, 2018 10:18 UTC