A bus service from Pirojpur to India’s Kolkata was inaugurated today.
Deputy Commissioner Abu Ali Md Sazzad Hossain and Police Superintendent Hayatul Islam Khan inaugurated the service at 7:00am at Pirojpur Zila Bus Terminal.
Passengers of the district can now travel to the neighboring country directly through Benapole Land Port by buses of Green Line Paribahan.
Md Nazrul Islam, an official of Green Line Paribahan, said 36-seat air conditioned Hino Luxury bus will leave the district every morning and reach the destination at 2:00pm.
A bus from Kolkata will also enter the district directly following the same schedule, he added.
Passengers will have to pay Tk 1,200 to go to Kolkata from the district while 1,000 Indian Rupees has been fixed for travelling from Kolkata to Pirojpur.
Travelers will be able to collect tickets from Bagerhat, Khulna, and Benapole counters. They also can book the tickets and get information by calling to 01919166500 and 01919777303 numbers.