New Delhi, June 6: Narendra Modi's maiden visit to Bangladesh has taken a heady start with the PM having been received by PM of Bangladesh-Sheikh Hasina. Here are the live updates for the next two day:
10.00 pm: Everything has happened smoothly and it's a historic agreement: WB CM Mamata Banerjee on Bangladesh trip.
8.30 pm: PM Narendra Modi at the banquet hosted by PM Sheikh Hasina
7.07 pm: An agreement was reached by BSNL and BSCCL Bangladesh (Submarine Cable Company) for lease of telecom bandwidth: S Jaishankar
6.35 pm: I am confident that with support of State Govts in India, we can reach a fair solution on Teesta and Feni Rivers: PM
6.18 pm: This visit is a historic moment. We have resolved a question that has lingered since independence. We have a settled boundary now: PM Modi
6.17 pm: We hope this would increase Indian investment in Bangladesh: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
6.12 pm: We discussed the issues of sharing of water of 54 common rivers, Also pledged zero tolerance against terrorism: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
Cooch Behar (WB): Villagers celebrate after LBA agreement between India-Bangladesh is signed pic.twitter.com/aSBopMsb0I— ANI (@ANI_news) June 6, 2015
Launching of bus service between Agartala-Dhaka-Kolkata, Dhaka-Shillong-Guwahati pic.twitter.com/PhmcnXhg1R— ANI (@ANI_news) June 6, 2015
Launching of bus service between India (North East states) and Bangladesh. pic.twitter.com/osBXVz6qaN— ANI (@ANI_news) June 6, 2015
PM Modi, Bangaldesh PM Sheikh Hasina & WB CM Mamata Banerjee to flag off bus service between India & Bangladesh pic.twitter.com/HJgWelVvE9— ANI (@ANI_news) June 6, 2015
5.55 pm: PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina witness the exchange of agreements.
4: 40 pm: Bangla Hindus say they live
in 'constant fear', wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise the
issue with leadership
4.00 pm: India-Bangladesh land deal inked.
3:30 pm: PM Modi, Bangaldesh PM Sheikh Hasina & WB CM Mamata Banerjee to flag off bus service between India & Bangladesh
3:15 pm: Earlier it used to take 2-3 days by train to travel across both countries: Alapan Bandyopadhyay
3:00 pm: GoI & Bangladesh Govt agreed to start bus service btw Kolkata, Dhaka & Agartala: A Bandyopadhyay, Principal Secretary Transport, West Bengal
2:45 pm: Bus service between India and Bangladesh to be flagged off by PM Modi & Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
2:30 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Mamata Banerjee in Dhaka.
PM Modi plants a sapling at National Martyrs' Memorial. (Earlier today) pic.twitter.com/fNWlwGBfAY— ANI (@ANI_news) June 6, 2015
2:00 pm: PM Modi plants a sapling at National Martyrs' Memorial.
1:15 pm: 19 agreements likely to be signed between India and Bangladesh
1:00 pm: Modi signs the visitor's diary at the Bongobondhu memorial
11:46 am: PM at Bongobondhu Memorial
11:34 am: UPA claims credit for the Bangladesh initiative
11:01 am: Modi pays tribute at the Martyr Memorial made for the soldiers who laid down their lives for the freedom of Bangladesh.
10:31 am: Teesta water sharing not on discussion charts; importance on border issues
10:15 am: National Athem of both the countries played by the Bangladesh Army band
10:00 am: Narendra Modi received at the Dhaka international airport by Sheikh Hasina.