Aricha Ghat

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Aricha Ghat is an important river port in Bangladesh. It is situated in Manikganj District. [1] The port is managed by Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority.[2] Daulatdia-Paturia route ferries ply from this port.[3][4]

Bangladesh Liberation War[edit]

Mukti Bahini sank one launch, three ferries, one coaster and launch and terminal pontoon in the Ghat during Bangladesh liberation war. [5]

Fishing[edit]

Hilsha is caught from the area. Sudipta Das, former vice chairman of National Fishermen's Cooperative in Dhaka called the place "Prime Spot" for catching Hilsha.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paturia-Daulatdia ferry link resumes after 11hrs". The Daily Star. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Ferry services in Padma resume". The Financial Express Online Version. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Dense fog disrupts ferry services". The Daily Star. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Ferry service resumes on Paturia-Daulatdia route | Dhaka Tribune". www.dhakatribune.com. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ Roy, Mihir K. (1995). War in the Indian Ocean. New Delhi: Lancer Publishers. p. 162. ISBN 9781897829110.
  6. ^ Khanna, Rohit. "Hilsa hopes sail on Bangla bonhomie". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 January 2016.

Coordinates: 23°50′09″N 89°46′48″E / 23.8359°N 89.7800°E / 23.8359; 89.7800