AGARTALA, Sept 7 � The Srinagar border haat is likely to be operational for bilateral trade after Durga puja and holy Id-ud-Zuha, according to official sources.
The decision to open the border haat was adopted at an Indo-Bangla meeting held in Feni district of Bangladesh recently. As per the decision of the meeting, 25 traders each from India and Bangladesh would be allowed to do business at the border haat.
Director of Industries and Commerce Pravin L Agrawal, who led the Indian delegation, said here on Saturday that traders will be allowed to sell local agricultural and horticultural products, spices, fish, dairy and poultry products, cottage industry items, wooden furniture, including handloom and handicraft items at the border haat.
Meghalaya was the first State in the Northeastern region where a border haat was set up. The haat was established at Kalaichar in West Garo hills of Meghalaya in 2012.