Launch services on Shimulia-Kanthalbari route halted following poor navigability
Published : Monday, 19 October, 2020 at 9:46 AM Count : 385
Launch services on the Shimulia-Kanthalbari route was suspended from Monday morning due to poor navigability in the channel.
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation's (BIWTC) Kanthalbari Ghat confirmed the matter.
The authorities halted the operation of the launches as it got stuck on Dubochar lack of adequate water. The crisis became immense this morning. For this, the service was suspended, the BIWTC sources said.
Meanwhile, people's gathering increased in speedboat as there is no other option for them.
Plying of ferries on the route have been suspended for last few days.
Akhter Hossain, traffic inspector of the Kanthalbari Ghat, said they are discussing the matter with the top officials.