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Students protest against bus shortage in Kullu

ANI
Published : Jun 25, 2019, 7:56 pm IST
Updated : Jun 25, 2019, 7:58 pm IST

Owing to the difficulty in commuting, students say they are not able to reach their schools and colleges on time.

This comes after police and local authorities, after the June 19 bus accident, restricted buses from accommodating passengers more than its sitting capacity. (Photo
 This comes after police and local authorities, after the June 19 bus accident, restricted buses from accommodating passengers more than its sitting capacity. (Photo

Kullu: In the wake of the recent bus accident in Banjar, students here on Tuesday staged protests and demanded availability of buses for different routes in the district.

This comes after police and local authorities, after the June 19 bus accident, restricted buses from accommodating passengers more than its sitting capacity.

Due to this, students claim they are facing a shortage of buses. Owing to the difficulty in commuting, students say they are not able to reach their schools and colleges on time.

Slogans of "Hamari maange puri karo" (Meet our demands) were heard as these students decided to protest against the shortage of buses in the district today.

According to police, a total of 44 passengers lost their lives while over 30 suffered injuries in the accident.

With 50 people on board, the bus was going to Gadagushani area from Banjar when the incident took place.

Tags: kullu, protest
Location: India, Himachal Pradesh, Shimla