Public vehicles plying in Bagmati zone have remained off the road for the second consecutive day Saturday demanding compensation to the vehicles vandalised in the course of strikes and action against those involved in the vandalisms.
Bagmati zonal committee of the Nepal Federation of National Transport Entrepreneurs called for an indefinite transport strike from Friday demanding security to the transport laborers, entrepreneurs and compensation of the vehicles damaged during the course of the bandhs.
Thousands of people have been forced to walk to their destinations due to the strike of the public vehicles. Only taxis and few Safa Tempos are operating in Kathmandu.
Vehicles of long route going out of Kathmandu have also been affected due to the strike.
Students affiliated to Nepal Students’ Union had torched a microbus in Jamal on Tuesday and cadres of Tamsaling Joint Struggle Committee (TJSC) had vandalised and torched another microbus operated during a bandh called by the TJSC in Balaju before that. nepalnews.com