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Agartala-Kolkata Bus Service :Kolkata bus to arrive in Agartala via Dhaka on June 2: says Transport Minister Manik Dey, Tripura to seek permission for trial run
Agartala-Kolkata Bus Service :Kolkata bus to arrive in Agartala via Dhaka on June 2: says Transport Minister Manik Dey, Tripura to seek permission for trial run
AGARTALA, May 28 (TIWN): Bus service from Agartala to Kolkata via Dhaka to commence very soon after formal inauguration at Dhaka by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 6. As part of the trial run Kolkata bus would arrive here in Agartala via Dhaka on June 2, said Minister Manik Dey on Thursday. Later another meeting is likely to be held between the Govt. of India and Bangladesh Government, he said.Talking to the reporters here at the secretariat on Thursday State Transport Minister Manik Dey informed that West Bengal Government has recently informed the state govt. issuing a letter to the Transport Secretary that they would ply a bus from Kolkata to Agartala via Dhaka as part of the trial run before the bus service commence.Dey said, “A bus bearing number WB-23D-1203 would arrive here in Agartala Akhaura Check post on June 2 from Kolkata via Dhaka as part of the trial run".The bus would start from Kolkata on June 1 with the transport officials of West Bengal along with others. It would enter Agartala Akhaura check post at 11:00 AM. Dey said that the TRTC Managing Director (MD) was asked to make all necessary arrangements to keep the Kolkata bus at its station. “Govt. of Tripura is also planning to seek permission from Govt. of India to ply a bus from Agartala to Kolkata via Dhaka as part of trial run,” Dey adding said that no information has come from the Govt. of India in regard of the bus service as of now.
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