Bus strike in Odisha put on hold

Odisha Bus Owners’ Association secretary Debendra Sahu informed the media persons that they decided to postpone their bus strike in Odisha.

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Bus Owners’ Association’s bus strike in Odisha has been put on hold. The association put its proposed strike on hold following its fruitful discussions with the state government over their demands.

Odisha Bus Owners’ Association secretary Debendra Sahu informed the media persons that they decided to postpone their bus strike in Odisha as the state government fulfilled three of their demands including raising the duration of the scrapping policy to 20 years from the existing 15 years and running sleeper coaches in the daytime.

The State government also has assured us to fulfill the remaining by March 31, Debendra Sahu added.

Notably, the Odisha Bus Owners’ Association had announced to go on a statewide strike from January 17 seeking fulfillment of its 10-point charter of demands.

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