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Paturia-Daulatdia ferry services resumes after 11hrs

  • Published at 12:14 pm November 10th, 2019
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Paturia-Daulatdia ferry service on the Padma river resumes on Sunday, November 10, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

The authorities closed down Aricha-Kajirhat ferry service from 3pm on Saturday

Paturia-Daulatdia ferry service on the Padma river has resumed after being suspended for 11 hours due to adverse weather during Cyclone Bulbul.

The authorities resumed the service around 9:30am on Sunday.

The service was closed down from 10:10pm on Saturday.

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) Daulatdia ghat Manager (business) Abu Abdullah Rony said: "The ferry service was closed down to be safe from Cyclone Bulbul and resumed on Sunday, after the situation returned to normal."

To avoid accidents, the authorities closed down Aricha-Kajirhat ferry service at 3pm on Saturday and will resume once the situation is normal, said BIWTC Aricha ghat Assistant Director (traffic) Faridul Islam.

On both the sides, hundreds of vehicles were seen waiting for the ferry service.

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