Export-import through Benapole Land Port suspended for Kali Puja

Published: November 07, 2018 12:11:12 | Updated: November 08, 2018 12:32:02

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Trade between Bangladesh and India through Benapole land port has been put on a suspension since Wednesday morning due to Kali Puja- a religious festival of the Hindu community.

Kartik Chakrawarty, general secretary of Benapole C&F Staff Welfare Association, said the export and import activities between the two countries remained suspended since Wednesday morning as there is a holiday on Indian side due to Kali Puja.

However, the internal activities at Benapole port are normal, as per a news agency report.

Uttam Chakma, assistant commissioner of Benapole Customs House, said hundreds of goods-laden trucks remained stranded at Petrapole port due to the holiday.


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