Call For Bus Strike From June 7


Kolkata: West Bengal Private Bus Authority on Tuesday has called for bus strike from June 7, Thursday in demand of bus-fare hike after sky touching price of petrol and diesel.

The bus strike will hold Kolkata, North & South 24 pargana. The daily passengers may have to face problem in road. West Bengal Government Transportation wing did not came to a negotiation point with the bus organisations. Dipak Sarkar of Bengal Bus Syndicate said, “We are not aware of such news till now.”

Reportedly, partly bus owners association will join the strike. Approximately 7500 buses will go for strike for indefinite time.

In 2018, India witnessed significant price hike of petrol and diesel from May second week. The price hiked for sixteenth consecutive day which became unbearable for common people and commercial vehicle drivers.

Reportedly, the crude oil price in world market took the stir in prioritising the price level. After the sixteenth day price started to reduce in India. But Delhi is carrying the lowest price among the metro cities.

The Indian Oil Corporation Limited has made a blunder which has been stated as typographical error. But many petrol dealer ran in loss as the 1 paisa reduction tagged as 59 paisa. Many dealers have faced monetary loss. Govt of India did not have any participation in such situation.