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Bus strike called off in Khulna

Bus strike called off in Khulna

Bus, minibus owners and workers have called off their strike, in demand for a crackdown on vehicles, particularly three-wheelers, not authorised to ply on roads and highways.

The decision to withdraw the strike was taken after assurance from the district administrator to fulfill their demands at a meeting Tuesday noon, said Anwar Hossain Sona, joint secretary of Khulna District Bus-Minibus Coach Owners Association.

Earlier, Khulna District Bus-Minibus Coach Owners Association and the Bus-Minibus Coach Owners-Workers Unity Council decided to enforce the strike on 18 routes from Wednesday.

The local administration was given time till Monday (May 30) to stop the movement of the unauthorised vehicles on the roads and highways.