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Private Bus Owners’ Association agreed to resume bus service from tomorrow: Bus fares remained unchanged

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: 27/5/20: The Odisha government on Wednesday said that there will be no change in bus fares for the benefit of the people of Odisha. The bus fare was last revised on March 21 and the fare is still in force.

The State Transport Authority (STA) also issued a list of bus fare between different towns for different categories of buses.


The Private Bus Owners’ Association on Wednesday agreed to resume bus service in the state from Thursday. The buses were off the road from last week of March for nation-wide lockdown.

Secretary of the association Debendra Sahoo said that they have decided to run buses from May 28. Sahoo said the buses will run phase-wise. In the first phase small number of buses will ply. It may take 10 days to run all the buses, he added.

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