The Election Commission (EC) has instructed authorities concerned to ensure that no motorised vehicles ply in the capital on February 1 as voting in the Dhaka's two city corporations will be held on the day.
In a statement, the EC said that all motorised vehicles shall remain suspended from midnight of January 31 to 6pm on February 1.
However, motorcycles will have to enter the parking lot the midnight of January 30 and not hit the streets until 6pm on February 2.
This restrictions will not be application for the candidates and their agents, officials on election duty, journalists with valid identity and EC cards and law enforcement agencies etc.
All travelers arriving or departing through any land, water or airport in Dhaka are advised to carry their passport/tickets for verification.