It is creating serious threat to health for the millions of the city dwellers.
The root cause of this air-pollution in this city is the rise of population, unplanned industrial activities and growth motorizes vehicles. Then there are the auto-rickshaws, tempos, buses, mini bus and trucks. These vehicles discharge excessive amount of carbon in the air.
It has been reported that at present 80 thousand cars, 40 thousand auto-rickshaws, 16 thousand trucks, 1500 buses and 22,500 other vehicles are operating in the Dhaka Metropolitan area.
Then there are also a good number of vehicles coming in and going out from the city everyday. In the context of this situation, necessary measures for control of air-pollution should situation, necessary measures for control of air-pollution should be taken jointly by the government and the city dwellers.