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Auto-rickshaw registration nearly halved last year

| Updated: January 16, 2021 18:28:55


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Auto-rickshaw registration witnessed fall last year

The number of auto-rickshaw registration in Bangladesh was nearly halved showing a drastic decline in 2020 compared to that of 2019.

A total of 16,724 auto-rickshaws were registered in 2020 while it was 29,807 in 2019, according to Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) statistics.

However, the transport regulator did not mention any reason for such a decrease in registration.

Of the total, 114 auto-rickshaws were registered in 2020 and 6,839 in 2019 in Dhaka, the BRTA data revealed.

Besides, 5,637 such vehicles were registered in 2018, the regulator’s data showed.

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