Private buses on indefinite strike in Odisha

Under the All Odisha Private Bus Owners' Association, private bus owners have called an indefinite strike from Wednesday. At least 17000 bus services remained shut since morning. Private bus owners' association spokesperson Debasis Mohanty told ANI, "City people are suffering and that is affecting our business. The operational limitation has to be finalised." The toll charges are being changed within 200 Kms and the private owners are being charged Rs 42,000 per month. Even permit charges are increased.