If you want to visit Bangladesh , you do not have to go via Dawki(Meghalaya) or Sutharkandi(Karimganj). From now on you can go via Dhubri as a new riverrine customs points have been launched to facilitate tourists.
After years of consistent efforts by Necardo, an NGO, an immigration check-point was opened in Dhubri by clearing papers of foreign tourists to visit Bangladesh through the river route from Dhubri recently.
Officials of Customs and Immigration check-point for Dhubri district said that it was formally opened on May 1 by clearing papers of immigration of a delegation of six foreign tourists and two Indian citizens to travel through the river route to cross the Indo-Bangladesh border and visit Bangladesh.
Officials said that this was a big step towards promoting river-based tourism through Dhubri point, the demand for which had been raised since long and finally came true.
The North East Craft and Rural Development Organisation (Necardo), an NGO, had taken up the matter with the Central Government long ago and had been liaising to open the immigration check point facility at Dhubri.