Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Bus service suspended on Dhaka-Rajshahi route

Published 10:24 pm | March 19, 2020

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Online Desk : Bus services on Dhaka-Rajshahi route have been suspended for indefinite period amid deadly coronavirus fear. The decision was taken at a combined meeting of bus owners and Sramik Union leaders on Thursday.

Bus services on the route were stopped at 4.00 pm following the decision. Leaders presented at the meeting said operations of buses will be at limited range inside the city only.

Matiul Haque Titu, acting general secretary of Rajshahi Bus Owners Association, said they took the decision considering passengers safety and tackle the spread of coronavirus through public transports.

Rajshahi Motor Sramik Union general secretary Mhatab Ali Chowdhury said transports workers are denying to run buses amid coronavirus fear.

“We cancelled bus service to Dhaka to save our city from infection of the virus,” he added.

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