Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor Sayeed Khokon declared that on working days, hawkers will not be allowed to sit on Gulistan and nearby area footpaths.
The decision was taken in a meeting with hawker leaders on Wednesday evening. It will be implemented from the upcoming Sunday.
However, hawkers would be allowed to sit after 6:30 PM, the mayor informed.
He added, if the listed hawkers want, they would be given help for immigration and alternative work.