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Rajshahi transport owners, workers call strike from Nov 1

The joint committee of transport owners and workers of Rajshahi Division on Saturday announced an indefinite strike from November 1, to press for an eight-point charter.

The joint committee came up with the announcement at 3 pm after a meeting in the afternoon.

Their eight-point demand includes closure of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) buses, scrapping the leasing system of BRTC buses, preventing extortion on roads, restrictions on three-wheelers, human haulers on highways, and more.

Source: United News of Bangladesh