Sun News Desk: Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar said that 3.5 million SIM users left the capital Dhaka on Friday (July 8) on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azhar holiday. He said this in a Facebook post on Saturday (July 9).
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Mustafa Jabbar said that on July 8, a total of 35 lakh 30 thousand 732 SIM users left Dhaka and went to different parts of the country. Among them, the number of Grameenphone SIMs is 15 lakh 83 thousand 332. 9 lakh 75 thousand 613 of Robi, 8 lakh 49 thousand 460 of Banglalink and 1 lakh 22 thousand 327 of Teletalk went out of Dhaka that day.
It is known that July 7 was the last working day before the Eid holiday. So from that day and night, the pressure to leave Dhaka increased. The next day being Friday, many people left the capital together. It is not possible to estimate the actual number of people who left Dhaka from this information. Because this information is based on the number of mobile SIM. A person can use multiple SIMs. Apart from this, there are also children with the families who left Dhaka during the Eid holidays. SIMs are not registered in children’s names.