India-Bangladesh rail link to be ready by 2021- THE HINDU - 10/02/2020

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The Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) has announced that the landmark rail line to connect the northeastern region of India with Bangladesh will be ready by the end of 2021.

The proposed line will link Agartala in Tripura and Akhaura in Bangladesh.

The Ministry for Development of North Eastern Region would bear the cost of the 5.46-km track on the Indian side, and the cost of the 10.6-km track on the Bangladesh side is being borne by the Ministry of External Affairs.

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