1,000 hawkers drove out in Gulistan

News Desk : dhakamirror.com A team from Dhaka South City Corporation evicted around 1,000 hawkers from sidewalks in Gulistan yesterday as it conducted a drive for the second time this week. Earlier Sunday, DSCC had evicted over 1,000 street vendors, but many of them returned to the sidewalks. MA Kashem, president of the Bangladesh Hawkers … Read more

Red zones are closed to street vendors

Another effort by DSCC to make footpaths free

News Desk : dhakamirror.com

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After repeated failures to stop street vendors from taking over capital city streets, Dhaka South City Corporation will implement a new system to ease traffic congestion. DSCC will classify city streets into three categories – red, yellow and green.

Red zones are completely taboo for hawkers. However, they can set up their stalls along sidewalks and streets in yellow and green zones on conditions, depending on the time and day of the week.

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