Kemmannu: Barge Ferry service- a boon to Kodi Bengre residents.


Thomas Dsouza & Braan Dsouza
Kemmannu News Network, 23-02-2017 05:27:55


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Kemmannu: The much awaited Barge Ferrying service between Bengre and Hangarkatte was recently inaugurated by Mr. Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of Fisheries and Youth Affairs. It is a dream come true to the people of Bengre area who frequently travel to Hangarkatte on the opposite side of the river for their daily routines. The service reduces a distance of about 16 km if travelled on land through Kemmannu-Santhekatte-Brahamavar route.

The Barge can accommodate vehicles of any kind including cars, trucks and two wheelers. The subsidized ticket fare is Rs. 5 for individuals, 10 for Two wheelers and 25 for 4 wheelers. The cost of the Barge is said to be over One crore rupees.

 Apart from the locals a lot of enthusiasts visit the port and take a joy ride to and from Hangarkatte in this scenic Delta area. Even though there are few people travel on weekly days, there is reasonable rush on Sunday’s and holidays. The one way trip takes about 10 minutes and Barge travels once a hour. 

Comments on this Article
Vincent, Udupi Tue, February-21-2017, 6:25
Congrats, Good Move, will visit for a ride..
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Patrick L. Lewis, Those- Kallianpur/Dubai Tue, February-21-2017, 5:38
Interesting.
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James Fernandes, Barkur Chicago Tue, February-21-2017, 5:19
As a result of this floating road barge the traffic congestion at the sante katte junction is minimized. Smart move. Madwaaraj the problem solver. Created a few jobs too
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James Fernandes, Barkur Chicago Tue, February-21-2017, 12:22
From Moodahadu Kudru to Bennekudru the bridge and the roads were opened just 5 years ago. You reminded me blocking the entrance to the rivulet (thoad) at high tide and make the fish fly above the net into a borrowed boat as the tide lowers.

Once i caught one in my mouth. Then pick up showte from the water less thoads. Cheap way of catching fish. Nostalgic.

Kutti went to Kundapoora to buy menasu jeerige to cook this fish.But came home with maena suuji and ringe.

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Maxim, Kukude Tue, February-21-2017, 1:16
People from Barkur have reached OHAre via BenneKudru
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James Fernandes, Barkur Chicago Mon, February-20-2017, 7:22
There was a time people from Barkur used to reach Bombay via Mangalore Madras and then to Bombay.

Thanks to George Fernandes for Konkan Railway. Now shree Madwaraj is our present George. Keep up.

People comment not for the bushel. Thanks K.com

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Rajesh, Malpe Mon, February-20-2017, 12:53
Cost Rs. 1 Crore, Rates per person Rs 5/= very cheap...

Schools can take their kids for a jolly ride (Picnic). Make use of the service and be a part to promote the tourism.

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Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai Mon, February-20-2017, 11:51
Acche Din Zarur Ayenge ...
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