Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2019-12-08 21:45:30 BdST
Zero Point, Paltan intersection and Secretariat Link Road will come under the restriction.
An inter-ministerial meeting at the Secretariat on Sunday decided to put up billboards and banners, distribute leaflets and make announcements through loudspeaker to inform the drivers about the restriction.
The punishment for honking horn in a ‘silent zone’ is maximum one month in prison or Tk 5,000 fines or both for the first time violators, according to the Bangladesh Environment Conservation Act of 1995.
For repeat offence, the punishment is maximum six months in jail or Tk 10,000 fines or both.