May 17, 2022, 4:05 am
Sylhet Representative /
Under the direction of the High Court, a campaign has been launched in the Sylhet City Corporation area to stop battery-powered autorickshaws, easybikes and tomtoms.
Sisik Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury led the drive in the Subidbazar area of Sylhet metropolis on Sunday (November 7) at noon. He spoke to the passengers including the drivers of battery-powered autorickshaws, easybikes and tomtoms for public awareness. Twelve battery-powered rickshaws were seized during the operation.
After the drive, Sisik Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury said the drive was launched under the direction of the High Court to ensure smooth movement of mechanical vehicles, improve the city’s traffic system and reduce traffic congestion. He said the Sylhet City Corporation would launch a mobile court drive across the city from Monday (November 8th) to stop the movement of battery-powered rickshaws, easybikes and tomtoms. The mayor sought the cooperation of all city dwellers in the campaign to establish Sylhet as a modern and smart city.
During the campaign, Sylhet City Corporation Licensing Officer Mohammad Asaduzzaman, Assistant Private Secretary to the Mayor. Sohail Ahmed and other officers and employees were present.