Bangladesh loud horn noise Silent protest against sparks



(AFP) Mominur Rahman Bangladeshi Royal stop traffic - literally.

heavy road vehicles in one of the cities of the world like a cacophony rock concert loud horns and shout in order to reduce excessive street is a 36-year-old man to repent.

Success on the weekends, Bengali and yellow placard, at the intersection near her house was empty, "Horn means, Bajay Bhudai" weird "This idiot is honking the horn unnecessarily".

"This is a protest against the silent disaster. I was just trying to reach the people," he would fall off the cars, trains, and trucks.

Since starting four years ago, the campaign, the designer, it is the overwhelming support he said.

"His family accompanied the bus, holding placards in subtle ways, and they did not know me. This is a sign of positive change."

its silent protest Photos attracting a lot of support, and social media on the occasion of thousands have been shared.
According to the World Health Organization, over time, there is a maximum noise level of hearing loss is by the people for eight hours a day is 85 decibels.

In London, a million motor vehicles registered more than 18 million people and more families, honking sound high, according to a 2017 environmental study hours can reach 110 decibels.

political and religious activities in the heavy construction and used loudhailers Dhaka contributed as one of the largest cities around the world, including the sounds of the water.

Bangladesh 165 million, about 12 percent of the population suffer hearing problems related to noise pollution from the study.

"Each week in the hospital, along with hearing problems (SAI) has become a major challenge for us," said police spokesman Bangladesh Rana.

honking against the perpetrators, the state is facing up to six and a half years have passed.

However, the rules are weakly, or even illegal, ear splitting, police and ambulance horn used by ordinary drivers.

Sometimes, as in campaigns Royal, after a hearing, that crossroads, afraid of suffering for a long time.

But he added: "The more a blow to the cause," said the young father, he said that he will go to reduce the noise pollution.

"I believe this (honking) label, and one day we will be good to leave Dhaka for future generations."

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