Assam’s Inland Water Transport (IWT) Department has resumed passenger ferry services over the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati.
The services were suspended on September 29 after the increase in the water level of the Brahmaputra River. The ferry services resumed on Monday.
According to the state officials, all COVID-19 regulations like social distancing and sanitization measures will be strictly followed by the passengers.
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It may be mentioned that thousands of commuters are dependent on the ferry services who comes to Guwahati everyday for jobs and other business purposes. Taking a ferry is the shortest route as it takes long time to travel by road.
However, the ropeway was working which heaved a sigh of relief for commuters between Guwahati and North Guwahati.
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