End harassment of Eid passengers: Jatri Kalyan Samity

Dhaka, Aug 10 – The Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity on Saturday demanded an end to charging extra fares and harassment of homebound passengers during this Eid-ul-Azha.Mozammel Hoque Chowdhury, secretary general of the Samity, also demanded removal of unfit vehicles and unskilled drivers from the highways.
He was addressing a press conference organised by Dhaka Reporters Unity at Sagor-Runi Hall in the morning.
Chowdhury demanded removal of all unfit vehicles to make homebound journey safer, smoother and accident-free.
Transport Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday warned transport owners against charging extra fare, saying that anyone involved in the practice will be punished. – UNB