Jannatul Ferdushy of DOT
There is a big Leguna stand on the main road in Jatrabari. Besides various types of shops including fruits, vegetable, and cloths are set up illegally on the road at Jatrabari, thus the people have to suffer from the huge traffic jam, reports Jugantor. In spite of having a flyover, people suffers for the traffic jam in the road due to mismanagement of the roads. The roads also have been occupied by rotten and odorous dirt-rubbish and mud.
Terrified jam have occupied the roads from Dhaka to Chittagong on the east, Dhaka-Mawa or Padma bridge on the south, Jatrabari-Demra road to the north-east, Jatrabari-Gulistan or Sayedabad bus terminal road on the north-west, Shaheed Faruk or Jatrabari-Sadarghat on the west-south side Road.
Besides, Jatrabari-Dhalpur road is also on the east side of Jatrabari and Park on the east side of Jatrabari Park. Using the Jatrabari junction the people from the southern districts of the country enter in Dhaka.
The shops have been illegally occupied the roads and footpaths up to quarter-kilometer from Jatrabari crossing road. There are illegal Leguna and bus stand and dumping wastage and rubbish.
It is found that, starting from Jatrabari crossing mosque-e-Munir, more than half of the road has been occupied by the shops and smelly dirt-rubbish and mud.
Mohammed Shamsul Haq, Regional Executive Officer of Dhaka-South City Corporation, told the Jugantar, “The eviction of shops is mostly conducted at the crossroads.
After a few hours of eviction, the situation is back. So we will take action so that they cannot come back in road again.