Inter-district bus services at Dhaka's Gabtoli bus terminal remain completely suspended on the first day of the 48-hour blockade enforced by BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami
Gabtoli Bus Terminal, the largest and the busiest inter-district bus terminal in the capital, has to be relocated for the construction of a metro rail line. This may lead to suffering for tens of thousands of passengers.
Passengers swarms Gabtoli bus station as the day drew to a close today, hoping that long haul buses will resume after the 40-hour transport strike.
A day after the new bus fare was in effect, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the reduced fare will be implemented from May 20.