West Bengal: Bus strike withdrawn

Kolkata, Sept 19 : Bus and minibus operators across West Bengal withdrew their 48-hour strike on Thursday after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee agreed to consider their demand for a fare hike after the Durga Puja.

According to reports, Banerjee on Thursday assured the bus and minibus operators that she will meet them soon after the Durga Puja and decide on a fare hike.

The strike was called by the Joint Council of Bus Syndicates.

--IBNS (Posted on 19-09-2013)

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