YASC demands establishing digital traffic signals in Rajshahi
Youth Action for Social Change (YASC) has organized a human chain at Shahid AHM Kamaruzzaman Square (Railgate) in the city on Monday morning to press home its 13-point demand for establishing digital traffic signals.
At the end of the human chain program they submitted a memorandum containing the 13-point demand to the Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police.
YASC President Shamsul Alam Shaon presided over the human chain.
The demands are: There will be a digital traffic signal at every intersections in Rajshahi city; wireless sets must be provided to all traffic police; to arrange transport service for the passengers after a certain distance; overall traffic management will be monitored by the close circuit camera (CCTV); all footpaths will be freed and free parking will be stopped; sufficient foot bridges and zebra crossings should be established in different parts of the city; punishment for violating law must be ensured; to ensure punishment for negligent traffic police and sergeants in charge; use of high-light to stop vehicles; there must be adequate signboards in the visible area of the road and campaigning about traffic laws; noise pollutants must stop using Hydraulic Horn and ensure user penalties; movement of vehicles with black smoke and non-fitness have to be stopped.
Baridhara region coordinator of BARCIC Shahidul Islam, YASC’s general secretary Nazmul Islam Akash, women and children affairs secretary Fatema Ali Meghla and others were present in the human chain.
Several young organizations, including the Youth for Evolution, Surya Kiran Bangladesh, Social School, Varendra Education, Culture Diversity Protection Center, participated in the program.