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Advance sale of bus tickets for Eid begins today

DHAKA, The sale of advance bus tickets for EidulFitr

holidaymakers from Dhaka to other districts started today.

We have started to sell advance bus tickets for EidulFitr holidaymakers

today from different bus counters including Gabtoli, Kamlapur, Arambagh and

Kalabagan counters. Mohakhali bus terminal will begin selling of ticket from

May 20, said Bangladesh Road Transport Workers' Federation (BRTWF) general

secretary Osman Ali.

We have taken steps to strictly monitor the sale of bus tickets to check

both sales of tickets in blackmarketing and charging of extra fare this

year, he added.

In addition, the BRTWF leader said bus companies have been asked to hang

farecharts based on distance at their respective ticketcounters.

If anyone takes extra fare, action will be taken against them, he added.

Bangladesh Railway will start selling of advance train tickets from May 22.

The homebound passengers for the EidulFitr celebration will be able to

procure their advance tickets for the train services from May 22, which will

continue till May 26, Railways Secretary M Mofazzel Hossain told BSS

earlier.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)