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05:29 PM, May 14, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:31 PM, May 14, 2021

Bus owners, workers demonstrate in Tangail demanding resumption of public transport

With five-point demand, including allowing resumption of public transport, owners and workers of buses staged a sit-in programme in Tangail on Eid day.

Under the banner of "Tangail District Bus Mini Bus Owners-Workers Coordination Parishad", the two-hour long protest was held at Tangail bus stand.

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Their other demands include -- OMS rice at Tk 10 for transport workers at all bus and truck terminals in the country, cash and food assistance for transport workers and relaxing the registration fees for buses, road permit, fitness and driving licenses for one year due to the evolving crisis.

They also threatened to block the highway if microbuses, pick-up vans and other vehicles carry public transport passengers. 

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