Bus strike on Munshiganj-N’ganj-Dhaka, Dhaka-N’ganj routes called off
Reported by: UNB Connect
Reported on: Jul 11, 2012 02:02 pm
Reported in: National
Narayanganj, July 11 (UNB) – An indefinite bus strike enforced by 22 organisations of transport owners on Munshiganj-Narayanganj-Dhaka and Dhaka-Narayanganj routes has been withdrawn after the authorities agreed to ban unauthorised bus service.The decision came at a meeting held at the office of the Deputy Commissioner with additional DC Syed Mehedi Hasan in the chair.Additional police super Shafiullah and president of Narayanganj-Munshiganj Bus-Minibus Truck O Covered-van Malik Oikya Jote Mukter Hossain attended the meeting.As per the decision of the meeting, the authorities will stop plying of buses of ‘Rafraf Paribahan’ on Dhaka-Narayanganj-Pagla route.The meeting also decided to seize all unauthorised buses from the routes and dismantle bus counters in different places by 4 pm today.Earlier, road communications on the routes remained suspended from 6 am due to the strike enforced by ‘Narayanganj-Munshiganj Bus-Minibus, Truck O Covered-van Malik Oikya Jote’, a coalition of the 22 organisations, causing untold sufferings to the passengers.The coalition called the strike demanding putting an end to plying of buses of ‘Rafraf Paribahan’ on Dhaka-Narayanganj-Pagla route.Mukter Hossain, president of Narayanganj-Munshiganj Bus-Minibus, Truck O Covered-van Malik Oikya Jote, said the buses of ‘Rafraf Paribahan’ ply from Panchabati of Narayanganj to the capital’s Gulistan though they have no permission to run on the route.On May 27, the coalition called a strike on the same demand, but later withdrew it on assurance from the administration of looking into the matter.
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