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Raida Paribahan agrees to charge ‘half fare’ for students

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 15th November, 2021 06:28:04 PM
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Raida Paribahan agrees to charge ‘half fare’ for students

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Students of Dhaka Imperial College halted 50 buses of Raida Paribahan at Rampura area in the capital as a conductor of a bus of the company pushed a student off the running vehicle on Monday.

The student insisted on paying half fare and was locked in an altercation with the bus staff.

Later, fellow students rushed to the spot and intercepted 50 buses of the company in protest against the incident. They remained on the street for long putting forth various demands, including half fare and reserved seat for female students.

Inspector (Investigation) of Rampura Police Station Md Saiful Islam confirmed the matter while talking to journalist.

The authorities of Raida Paribahan have accepted all the demands of the students.

It is learnt that Managing Director of Raida Paribahan accepted the demands and assured students of immediate implementation of those.

Sources said 50 buses got stuck on the street in front of BTV Bhaban at Rampura causing heaving traffic congestion  on the route.