Update February 8, 2015

Dhaka 9-08 am, 03-March, 2021

Dhaka-Agartala bus service suspended


file photo

Dhaka-Agartala bus service suspended

8 February 2015, Nirapad News: Shyamali Paribahan has suspended its bus service between Dhaka and Agartala for an indefinite period.
The decision has been informed to Tripura Road Transport Corporation (TRTC).

A government official here said the ongoing and unrelenting violence in Bangladesh forced them to suspend the service.

TRTC managing director RM Malakar said Shyamali was operating a bus from Dhaka to Agartala thrice a week after the TRTC suspended its service on the route for security reasons.

In September 2013, TRTC’s Dhaka-bound passenger bus, ‘Maitree’, was burnt by a mob when it was involved in a road crash in Narsinghdi ahead of Dhaka.

Though the service was resumed after a few months, the TRTC scaled down its service and finally suspended the operation in January for an indefinite period.

The Agartala-Dhaka bus service was started in September 2003. The Tripura government has been demanding a regular bus service between Agartala and Kolkata via Dhaka.

The state government had also sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit in December last year.

Visitor's Comment: ( The authorities are in no condition responsible for any comments of the reader)