Shimulia-Kanthalbari ferry service halted ...

Dhaka, Friday   23 October 2020

Shimulia-Kanthalbari ferry service halted 

 Munshiganj Correspondent

 Published: 07:39 PM, 12 October 2020  

Shimulia-Kanthalbari ferry service halted 

Shimulia-Kanthalbari ferry service halted 

Ferry services on Shimulia-Kathalbari river route have been suspended since Monday afternoon due to the navigability crisis. 

The concerned authorities directed to stop ferry service on the busiest river route in South Bengal at around 3:15 pm. Earlier, the ferry service was limited in the morning.

Shafiqul Islam, AGM of BIWTC's Shimulia Ghat, confirmed the matter and said ferry services were active in the morning with five ferries. But the ferries were stuck on their way due to the navigability crisis.

The authorities stopped the ferry service on the route around 3:15 pm. More than half a hundred cargo vehicles are waiting at Shimulia Ghat.