Bus owners use political nexus

While the agitating transport entrepreneurs are counting on their political connections to stay safe from the authorities’ action against their syndicate, the government has reaffirmed its resolve to dismantle the cartels plaguing public transport.Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth said the government stands by its decision to uproot the syndicates. Refuting the claims of the agitating transport committees that he was positive about addressing their concerns, Mahaseth said, “The government is committed to its decisions. We have to make the sector well-managed.” Bus owners use political nexus
Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : April 21, 2018
Updated at : April 21, 2018 12:55

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.