Commuters in different parts of the country have been facing immense sufferings for the fourth consecutive day following the work abstention being observed by a section of transport owners and workers demanding amendments to the new Road Transport Act-2018.
Expressing solidarity to the indefinite work stoppage of a section of transport owners and workers, workers of Narayanganj join the strike protesting the enforcement of the Road Transport Act 2018.
The transport strike, enforced protesting the Road Transport Act-2018, has been continuing in eight districts for the second consecutive day, causing immense sufferings to the commuters.
Bangladesh Truck Covered-van Goods Transport Owners Workers Unity Council will go on an indefinite strike across the country from tomorrow demanding amendment of the new Road Transport Act-2018 after postponing the law.
Chattogram’s road communication with nine districts was nearly cut off for about 10 hours due to a strike enforced by a group of transport owners, causing daylong suffering to thousands of people yesterday.
At least 160 alleged transport workers have been accused in a case filed in connection with obstructing an ambulance carrying a child during the recent transport strike that led to the child's death in Moulvibazar.
The tragic death of three infants during the 48-hour strike by road transport workers has touched off an angry outcry in the country with rights activists putting the blame partly on the state because of its failure to ensure citizens' safety.
Already helpless due to the transport workers' strike, commuters yesterday struggled to find alternative modes of transportation to reach their destinations, which was, oftentimes, made impossible.
Road transport workers yesterday virtually held the countrymen hostage as they began a 48-hour strike to force the government to bring amendments to the recently passed Road Transport Act-2018, practically cutting off the capital from the rest of the country.