Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation on Wednesday launched a special bus service between Tungipara of Gopalganj and Mujibnagar of Meherpur marking the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The special service will connect these historic places directly that would encourage people to visit there, said a BRTC press release on Wednesday.State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain inaugurated the service through a video conference on Wednesday while BRTC Chairman Tazul Islam was the special guest at the programme.
Tungipara is the birthplace of Bangabandhu while Mujibnagar is the place where the provisional government of independent Bangladesh took oath on April 17, 1971.
Two AC-buses -- one from Tungipara and the other one from Mujibnagar -- will start at 6:00am every day. The route of the service will be: Mujibnagar-Meherpur town-Chuadanga-Jhenaidah-Magura-Faridpur-Bhanga-Gopalganj-Tungipara.
The fare of the service will be Tk 200 for the first 10 days from the inauguration date and after that, the fare would be revised depending on the number of passengers.