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Traffic snarled up at Paturia-Daulatdia Ferry Terminals

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  • 17 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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Traffic snarled up at Paturia-Daulatdia Ferry Terminals

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Thousands of people were held up in heavy traffic at Paturia-Daulatdia Ferry Terminals on Thursday, as they were trying to cross the Padma River to get to their home villages.

There has been a long tailback on both sides of the major river since Wednesday midnight causing untold sufferings for commuters.

A good many people, especially government employees, are rushing to their villages to spend time with their loved ones, as they country entered a three-day holiday on Thursday.

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) Paturia Ghat Assistant Manager Salam said people are returning to their villages in droves to enjoy the holiday with their near and dear ones.

As a result, traffic has increased at Paturia Ferry Terminal since Wednesday night, he said.