Pvt bus operators to hit streets with a slew of demands
| Wednesday | 12th August, 2020
Kolkata: Private bus operators will protest on the roads demanding reduction of diesel price, exemption of equated monthly installment (EMI) of their vehicles and other issues on Wednesday.
But private bus services will not be affected due to our protest," said Pradip Narayan Bose, secretary of West Bengal Bus and Minibus Owners' Association Secretary.
Private bus operators will intensify their agitation at Shyambazar five point crossing, Metro Channel (Esplanade), Exide Crossing (Rabindra Sadan), Kalighat and Gariahat.
"The Modi Government has increased the diesel price more than 20 times since March till date.
However, the Mamata Banerjee government on Thursday waived motor vehicles tax, route permit fees and additional tax for private buses and mini-buses.