Alleging that Tk 8,000 crore extra fare is being looted by transport owners-workers and extortionists during the Eid journey, Jatri Kalyan Samity today (April 28, 2022) demanded stopping such anarchy in transport sector and harassment of passengers.
Road communications of Khulna division with country’s northern region remain suspended as transport owners and workers enforced an indefinite strike in Kushtia. Protesting the arrest of a conductor of a Kushtia-bound Alhaj Paribahan bus by Rapid Action Battalion, transport leaders called the strike.
Transport owners and workers have enforced an indefinite strike in Kushtia district following the arrest of a bus driver and his helper in town.
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.
The ongoing 48-hour road transport strike that began at 6:00am yesterday in 21 districts of the country's south western region caused immense sufferings to passengers.