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Bangladesh-bound Indians stranded as handwritten passports, Indo-Bangla agreement

Thousands of Bangladesh-bound travellers from the northeast have been left stranded following the abolishment of handwritten passports in November, prompting a Tripura leader to write to the Bangladesh prime minister. In a letter to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Tripura opposition leader Sudip Roy Barman requested her to consider favourably the handwritten passports of at least people from Tripura as they have to visit her country for many reasons. "A large number of people from Tripura have relatives in Bangladesh and [...]