The Dhaka Metropoliton Police has imposed a ban on carrying firearms, explosives and other harmful objects at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban and its adjacent areas to ensure smooth functioning of the fifth session of the 11th parliament.
There will also be a restriction on holding any kind of rally and procession around the JS building, said a DMP media release issued on Tuesday.
The fifth session will begin on November 7 (Thursday). The restrictions will come into effect from Wednesday midnight and will remain in force until the parliamentary session concludes.
The areas kept under the restrictions are: Mahakhali crossing of Mymensingh Road to Banglamotor crossing via Old Airport Road, western part of Banglamotor Link road to Hotel Sonargaon road SAARC fountain, eastern part of Panthapath to Farmgate via Green Road Link road, Shyamali crossing of Mirpur road to Dhanmondi 16 (old 27) Link road, Rokeya Sarani Link road to Bijoy Sarani Parjatan crossing via old 9th division (airplane) crossing, eastern part of Indira road to Manik Mia Avenue's western part and restricted area of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban and all the roads and lanes in the area.