Bhubaneswar21/10/23: The All Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association (AOPBOA) has decided to put its state-wide indefinite strike on hold till the 31st of October.
The decision to put the bus strike on hold was taken during a meeting of the association functionaries at Baramunda this late evening, said the bus association secretary Debendra Sahu. He added that the services of the private buses will resume with immediate effect.
The bus association this evening held fruitful discussions with the State Transport Minister Tukuni Sahu and officials of the department regarding their demands.
The state transport commissioner and other senior officials were present at the said meeting. As a result, bus commuters across the state are relieved in the current drought.
According to the Private Bus Owners Association, the LAccMI Bus should be allowed to ply only from the Panchayats to the Blocks. The Association has demanded to be given the responsibility of running the bus service from the blocks to the District Headquarters.