Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has imposed a ban on all kinds of fireworks and sky lanterns in the capital on the occasion of Christmas (December 25) and New Year’s Eve (December 31).
The ban was made to beef up the security in the capital, DMP Commissioner Habibur Rahman said in a press release on Monday night.
The ban is in force from midnight until further notice, he added.
He also urged the public not to bring torches in processions during this period.
Earlier, the government banned political programs that could hinder electoral responsibilities from De-cember 18 until the end of the national election.