48 Bangladeshis return home from India

Published : 07 Apr 2020 10:07 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 02:54 AM

Forty Eight Bangladeshi nationals who got stuck in different areas of  Kolkatta in West Bengal during the on going lockdown across the India, returned home through Benapole Check-post on Tuesday with a special arrangement.

All are sent to Benapole Institutional quarantine center. They entered in Bangladesh in small groups from 7am to 3.00 pm.  India allowed them to return home after discussions between the high commissions of the two countries and relevant ministries.

Dr Habibur Rahman, health officer at the Benapole Immigration  check-post, said all of the returnees were tested carefully, checked their health but no one was found with fever, cold or cough and arranged to put them in a 14-day institutional quarantine quarantine at Benapole Municipal Community Center. After the  quarantine, they will be able to return to their home.

People from different levels have protested to demonstration  to inauguration of the institutional quarantine in Benapole Municipal Community Center today.

So far  Total 233 have returned to Bangladesh in the last 4 days Many more Bangladeshis are waiting to return home in west Bengal through Benapole.

Officer-in-Charge of Benapole Checkpost Immigration Police Mohsin Ali said that 48 Bangladeshis in various places of West Bengal, including Kolkata, returned home today with special arrangement.  Total 93 Bangladeshi sent to Benapole Institutional quarantine center in two days.