Tripura: Bad roads severely hamper trade with Bangladesh


Because of the street’s convoluted topographical area — inside the 150 yards of the International lines any new development or support works become a subject to endorsement from the Bangladesh side.

Agartala: International exchange among Tripura and Bangladesh through Srimanatapur Integrated Check Post under Sepahijala region has been truly hit inferable from the incapacitated state of streets.

Because of the street’s confounded geological area — inside the 150 yards of the International boundaries any new development or support attempts to turn into a subject to endorsement from the Bangladesh side, Manager Land Port Authority of India (LPAI), Agartala Debasish Nandi said.

He added, “The essential street that associates Srimantapur ICP with Bangladesh is in extremely awful condition. We have been attempting to reestablish the street however since there is a global deal that bars both the nations from completing new development inside 150 yards of the worldwide boundaries, the stalemate keeps on tormenting the product import through the ICP.”

As indicated by Nandi, plans are in the air to open the ICP for the migration of worldwide sightseers also. “We maintain that the course of movement through the ICP should stay smooth and traveler cordial. The money managers who are either sending out or bringing in merchandise disapprove of concerned specialists,” he said.

The authority was talking uninvolved of a visit to the ICP alongside delegates from the India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce (IBCC) and the All Tripura Merchant Association (ATMA).

Talking on the issue, President of IBCC and noted finance manager of Tripura Ratan Saha said, “We have come here for review of the street. The state of the streets needs legitimate consideration and it ought to be fixed straightaway. With the beginning of storm, the assignment will be more troublesome. We will raise the issue with the Assistant High Commissioner of Bangladesh looking for his mediation to determine the matter.”

Delegates likewise talked about with the nearby dealers utilizing the indispensable shipping lane to find out the issues they confronted.

Secretary IBCC Sujit Roy said, “It isn’t so much that that main Indian merchants are confronting inconvenience. Both the nations are similarly experiencing the awful street conditions. We will draw the consideration of concerned specialists of both the nations in regards to the issue.”

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