Trade thru 5 land ports suspended for Puja
Trade through Banglabandha, Hili, Birol, Sonahat and Burimari land ports is set to remain suspended for six days beginning yesterday for Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community in Bangladesh and neighbouring India.
Exporters, importers and clearing and forwarding agents of both countries on Saturday decided to stay off work during the period, reports our correspondents in Dinajpur and Thakurgaon.
However, immigration services will be available. Trade will resume on October 17.
Banglabandha land port is in Panchagarh, Hili and Birol in Dinajpur, Sonahat in Kurigram and Burimari in Lalmonirhat.