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Paturia-Daulatdia ferry plying suspended

07 Aug 2016, 11:28

NTV Online

Manikganj: Ferry service on the Paturia-Daulatdia route was suspended on Sunday morning as the four ferry terminals at Daulatdia point in Goalonda upazila of Rajbari were damaged by the strong current of the River Padma.

Among the four ferry terminals, three were damaged last week while terminal no 3, which was active for the last few days, was damaged on Sunday morning, said Sheikh Mohammad Nasim, DGM of BIWTA’s Aricha terminal.

Around a thousand vehicles, including buses, trucks and cars, remained stranded on both ends of this important route.

Meanwhile, the authorities have asked to use Jamuna Bridge or alternative route for vehicle plying.