Buses ply on Rajshahi-C’nawabganj ‘suddenly’ shut down
Published: 03:12 PM, 1 March 2021
Bus service on Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj route shut down; File Photo
The bus service on the Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj route has been shut down since Monday morning without prior announcement. No buses left Rajshahi for Chapainawabganj, even no bus entered Rajshahi from there. As a result, the passengers of this route have fallen into extreme suffering.
Passengers have to travel by battery-powered autorickshaws “for emergency”.
The sufferers, who were on their way to Chapainawabganj from Sirajganj, said they came to Rajshahi to change their vehicles as there was no direct vehicle and found out that the buses for Chapainawabganj was shut down. They were forced to return by battery-powered autorickshaws.
They said they have to suffer as the bus movements halted without prior announcement.
Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj route chain master. Md. Reza said, “I was told in the morning that no buses would run. I don’t know what is the reason. The buses have been shut down from 6:00 am after receiving instructions.”