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Maitree Express will resume his service on Sunday

 2016-07-06 16:10:58.0

Maitri_Express Kolkata, July 6 �Kolkata-Dhaka Maitree Express train the Services �which have been �suspended on account of festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, to�resume on Sunday, the Eastern Railway said this on Wednesday.�The train service was suspended�on Friday's �terror attack in Dhaka, an Eastern Railway spokesperson said it was "customary" to suspend the services on Eid days. "The services of the train remain temporarily suspended during Eid days to avoid operational complications arising due to non-running of trains in Bangladesh during the festival. "The train leaves for Dhaka on Tuesdays and Sundays. The service on Tuesday (July 5) was cancelled because of Eid, and not because of the Dhaka attack. The train will resume on Sunday," said the spokesperson. Earlier in the week, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party president Dilip Ghosh had demanded stopping of the train in protest against the killing of Hindus in Bangladesh. Ghosh's comments attracted strong rebuke from Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee. "Maitree Express has no relation with terrorism. We should not make such comments which can hamper relations between the two countries," Banerjee had said on Monday. (IANS)

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