16 more Bangladeshis return from India through Darshana check-point
Sixteen more Bangladeshis, who got stuck in India due to travel embargo, returned home through Darshana check-point in Chuadanga yesterday.
Sub-inspector Abdul Alim, immigration in-charge of Darshana Joynagar check-point said, 16 Bangladeshis crossed the border with the no objection certificates (NOC) from Bangladesh mission in Kolkata.
In the last 28 days, a total of 838 Bangladeshis returned through Darshana check-point, reports our Kushtia correspondent quoting Abdul Alim.
Additional Deputy Commissioner and Convener of Coronavirus Control and Prevention Sub-Committee, Monira Parveen, said that after the formalities of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), the Immigration Branch, and the Customs Department of the police, they were sent for 14-day mandatory institutional quarantine.
Monira also said, the health department conducted rapid antigen tests on all of them at the check post. However, no one tested positive.
Abdul Alim said, 12 of them have been sent to the Technical Training Center (TTC) and four to a hotel for quarantine.