No bus will ply Dhaka-Ctg highway Monday


Chattogram, May 13: Public transports will not ply the Dhaka-Chittagong highway Monday with transport owners calling strike demanding a quick resolution to the impasse on highway.They will be observing a 6:00am-6:00pm strike, said Kofil Uddin, general secretary of local inter-district Bus Owners’ Association.

From Tuesday too, they will observe a three-hour strike every day from 12:00 noon to 3:00pm.

Since the last five days, the traffic condition on Dhaka-Chittagong highway reached to acute levels owing to an overpass construction near Feni’s Mohipal and construction work of an alternative route.

Today, until last reported around this afternoon, the tailback stretched from Chouddagram, Comilla, to Siakundu, Chittagong, a stretch of about 60 kilometres.