A total of 1,073 Rohingyas left Ukhiya of Cox's Bazar today, to go to Noakhali's Bhasan Char.
Twenty-one buses carrying the Rohingyas left the temporary transit point set up at the field of Ukhia Degree College around 1:00pm today for Chattogram, reports our Cox's Bazar correspondent.
The Rohingyas were brought to the temporary transit point last night and this morning from different refugee camps of Teknaf and Ukhiya.
A big group of Rohingya will be taken to the Bhasan Char tomorrow, said Shamsud Douza Nayan, additional commissioner at Refugee, Relief and Repatriation Commission.
Talking to The Daily Star, an official of Bhasan Char Ashrayan Project 3 said around 3,800 Rohingyas will reach the island from the camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf of Cox's Bazar tomorrow and day after tomorrow.
On February 15, the fourth batch comprising 2,010 Rohingyas reached the island.