Commuters in the district will enjoy free trips on all internal routes on March 17 on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
District Bus Owners’ Group, Minibus Owners’ Association and Faridpur Motor Workers’ Union decided to make public transport free for passengers on the day.
No public transport will charge passengers from 6am to midnight on March 17 in the district, said General Secretary of Motor Workers’ Union Golam M Nasir.
Actions will be taken against bus drivers, their assistants and supervisors if anyone charges any fare or harass any commuter on the day, he added.
Source: United News of Bangladesh