In a video message played at the event, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Hasina hailed the inauguration of the "Maitri Setu" as a "historic moment".
Hasina's remarks came while addressing the virtual India-Bangladesh summit with Modi.
The inauguration of the Chilahati-Haldibari rail link is expected to enhance connectivity to Assam and West Bengal from Bangladesh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina are expected to inaugurate this route on December 16, which is observed as the Vijay Diwas marking Dhaka's victory over Pakistani armed forces.
Dhaka: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka. He conveyed Delhi's message that the Government of...
Her comments came weeks after Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen said that the CAA and the NRC are India's "internal issues".
Awami League Presidium Member Advocate Abdul Matin Khasru proposed Hasina's name as the party's president.
According to the UN, as of May 24, 2018, more than 9,00,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar's restive Rakhine State since 2017 after large-scale violence following a military crackdown
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina have been invited for the Test which will be played in November.
Hasina said ties between the two countries have been on an upswing in the last few years including in areas of maritime security, civil nuclear energy and trade.
He added that Gandhi was at the centre of India's freedom movement but his philosophy was not just for that.
The PM was welcomed by Bangladesh Ambassador to USA Mohammad Ziauddin and Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN, Masud Bin Momen.
Jaishankar on Tuesday handed over an invitation from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to visit India in October.
The administration has come up with an advisory for people travelling to Bangladesh from the state.
He gave fake information about election. He reported 22,419 more votes were cast than the total numbers of vote in Khulna-1 constituency.