From Islamic shrines, Hindu temples, Catholic churches, Jain temples to Sikh temples, India has everything to offers its visitors so that they can squeeze every drop of spiritual comfort. Furthermore, its world-class medical technology progress, soothing yoga activities and powerful economy also compel foreigners from both rich and poor countries to visit India.
And, people from Bangladesh always want to have an Indian visa so that they can explore the enchanting beauty of this vast country or take medical treatment here. That’s why the government of India has made the India visa application system online in order to boost tourism in India and eliminate all issues a foreigner faces, especially going to the Indian embassy or Consulate and stand in the queue for long hours.
Designated airports and seaports for the Bangladeshi with an electronic visa:
The following is a list of 28 airports and 5 designated seaports from where a Bangladeshi national can enter the country when in possession of a valid e visa for India:
Airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bag Dogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Port Blair, Pune, Tiruchirappalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam.
Seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Chennai and Mumbai.
Famous places in India Bangladeshi citizens enjoy visiting:
- Hazratbal Shrine, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
- Ajmer Sharif, Rajasthan
- Char Minar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
- Haji Ali, Mumbai, Maharashtra
- Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, Delhi
- Shah-e-Alam, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
- Haji Pir Dargah, Kutch, Gujarat
- Nakhoda Mosque, Kolkata, West Bengal
- The Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
- Jama Masjid, Delhi
India and Bangladesh are deeply related to each other, and the thing that makes this relation complete is the cultural, social, economic and civilizational ties. India played a vital role in Bangladesh’s freedom from the claw of Pakistan in 1971.
Famous cuisines and beverages of India: Lucknowi kebab, Hyderabadi Biryani, Tangri, tawa chicken, Dhokla, Bengali Rasgulla, Fish curry, Chicken soup, noodles, Gushtaba, chicken Tikka, Lassi, roasted Crab meat, Kahwah, and the list goes on.
Temperament of Indians:
Soft-hearted, friendly, welcoming, cheerful and religious.
What you must know when visiting India on an Indian visa:
- Don’t talk to the people of suspicious and unknown organizations or agencies
- Don’t, especially after sunset, go to unlit or dark areas alone, especially girls.
- Don’t give money or food to monks, clerics or beggars coming to you for it; you should ignore and stay from them, as they can be thieves or snatchers.
- Never eat oily and fried food during your visit, as it may lead to digestive issues.
- Pick the season before visiting India for your convenience because some Indian places are very hot, cold and rainy.
- Don’t forget to keep your valid Indian visa in your pocket or purse to show it when asked.
- Always keep some cash in your pocket every time when out because most small shopkeepers and rural-people accept only cash.
- Taking the strict cultural beliefs of Indians into account, don’t kiss or hug your better half publicly or in family restaurants. And, wear modest clothes when visiting religious places, shrines, etc.
- Don’t forget to remove your shoes or sleepers before entering religious places.
- Stay in only widely-known and registered places with reliable, clean records and security systems.