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The use of private passenger buses for special journeys has been banned in the Western Province from tomorrow (1) to September 8, Western Province Road Passenger Transport Authority Chairman Thusitha Kularathna said.

He said the decision was taken to facilitate regular commuters and provide them with an effective private bus service.

“This will be implemented with the motive of upgrading the private bus service,” he said. (Mahinda Nissanka)


  Comments - 25

  • stardust Friday, 31 August 2018 11:34 PM

    very good idea clever via DM Android App

    Manel Saturday, 01 September 2018 03:42 AM

    Well done. This is how things should be done. If any bus undertakes private journeys cancel the permit.

    Wele Vidane Saturday, 01 September 2018 03:58 AM

    බුදු අම්මෝ

    Sathees Saturday, 01 September 2018 04:38 AM

    What nonsensical is this? what about the services after 8th Sep.

    Jaliya Saturday, 01 September 2018 10:48 AM

    We all knows the real reason now don't we ? How can you dictate what a private bus can do or cannot do for a short period ? then there are other private buses out of WP. This is political revenge and totally unacceptable.

    lion Saturday, 01 September 2018 05:32 AM

    This is very good. We dont want to see the man who ruined this country with his kith and kin is allowed to ruin our lives again by allowing to bring his cronies to the city.

    sach Saturday, 01 September 2018 09:07 PM

    And when we talked about freedom, democracy we meant nothing ryt?

    sach Saturday, 01 September 2018 09:08 PM

    And when we meant democracy and freedom we meant nothing ryt? Our oppostion should not have any voice ryt?

    Missaka Saturday, 01 September 2018 05:56 AM

    Ha.. Haa. September 5th, giving a shock wave to top guns!

    Graham Saturday, 01 September 2018 06:04 AM

    5 star democracy at its best...

    Sambo Saturday, 01 September 2018 06:47 AM

    We know your motives and its not bad.

    Ghost Saturday, 01 September 2018 06:55 AM

    Especially ferrying bottle of arrack and lunch packet commuters to the protest rally site!!!

    Sajith Saturday, 01 September 2018 08:37 PM

    Yes. These uneducated buggers wont need buses. Whey would crawl for a bottle of arrack

    Nuwan Saturday, 01 September 2018 06:57 AM

    Yes...Yes...JO rally is on 5th isn't it?

    Arnold Saturday, 01 September 2018 08:21 AM

    If the politicians can cut back on their lavish lifestyle for a month, they could save enough money to build a light rail system in Colombo like in Singapore or Kuala Lumpur.

    Unchikun Saturday, 01 September 2018 10:02 AM

    Sri Lanka is the wonder of the world, not just Asia. In 2015 we got rid of a bunch of roughs and brought In a new bunch of rouges. In 2018, now we coma back with the same set of roughs we sent to the garbage in to get rid of the new set of roughs. Please let them come to Colombo by any number as long as they do not disturb us.

    Lokka Saturday, 01 September 2018 11:04 AM

    Sow wind and reap whirlwind

    Willowsd Saturday, 01 September 2018 11:40 AM

    Good move take over the private buses as suggested by Bus Gamunu

    nevilsprm Saturday, 01 September 2018 12:18 PM

    The cheapest way to reaction that government has taken, but after. 8th of September it will remain to norma, if government try to make fool the public it is too late moreever we knew yahaplana will take some actions but not such a cheap. way

    Stardust Saturday, 01 September 2018 01:33 PM

    Best is to survey the meeting with drones. You can identify many criminals. via DM Android App

    Ram Saturday, 01 September 2018 07:32 PM

    Is it the democracy in sri lanka. Very shame on president. We know ranil is doing very cheap politics these days.

    sach Saturday, 01 September 2018 09:09 PM


    Chana Saturday, 01 September 2018 10:43 PM

    Haha....what a cheap move just like the cheap Yahapalana government it self! Too scared of the JO protest on 5th!

    GH Saturday, 01 September 2018 11:54 PM

    JANABALAYA needs no private buses to promote the reactions of the people but the power of hearts and minds of the people will be more powerful.

    Mm Sunday, 02 September 2018 03:20 PM

    But rememebr when an election is called yahapalamyavcant cancel buses or stop people

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