• Sunday, Feb 28, 2021
  • Last Update : 03:09 am

Pabna-Dhaka buses halt as workers strike

  • Published at 11:31 am December 26th, 2020
Pabna Express bus strike
File photo of Pabna Express Dhaka Tribune

A meeting between concerned bus owners and labourers is likely to take place on Saturday

All types of buses from Pabna to Dhaka have been stopped in protest of the beating of Pabna workers and obstruction of traffic in Shahjadpur of Sirajganj.

The Pabna Bus Owners and Workers Association announced the indefinite suspension of bus services from 9pm on Thursday.

Passengers have suffered due to the sudden bus strike.

Pabna District Motor Owners Group President Habibur Rahman Habib said bus workers in Shahjadpur, Sirajganj, have been frequently beating coaches and bus drivers of Pabna for no reason.

The owners and workers of Pabna did not get any result after seeking help from the concerned authorities.

He said the helper and the conductor of the Dhaka-bound Pabna Express were beaten at Shahjadpur in Sirajganj on Thursday. In protest of the incident, Pabna Bus Owners Association and District Motor Workers Union have stopped all Dhaka bound buses from Thursday night.


Also read: 4 spots selected for new inter-district bus terminals in Dhaka


Pabna District Motor Workers Union President Firoz Khan said a meeting between bus owners and labour leaders of Pabna and Shahjadpur is scheduled for Saturday.

All types of Dhaka-bound buses will remain closed until the incident is resolved at the meeting.

Pabna Deputy Commissioner Kabir Mahmud said the administration is trying to resolve the transport strike on the basis of discussions with owners and workers of Sirajganj and Pabna.

56
Facebook 55
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail