Road transport act
Bus plying close in 18 routes
Published : Sunday, 17 November, 2019 at 5:17 PM Count : 432
Transport workers in Jashore stopped bus plying in 18 routes from the district demanding amendment to the new Road Transport Act.
They closed bus plying from Sunday afternoon, said Bangladesh Transport Workers' Association in Jashore general secretary Moraza Hossain.
Without prior announcement, halting transport services in the routes caused immense sufferings to the people.
Insisting that transport workers do not kill anyone intentionally, Mortaza said they are being called killers in new road transport act for unintended accident which is applicable for terrorists.
"Not only this but also the workers have objection about many sections of the new act that need amendment," he added.
No initiative has, so far, been taken by the government in this regard that compelled them to shut bus services, the transport leader also said.