ELLAHABAD

A bus service between Ellahabad and Kasur has been stopped here due to loss thereby causing difficulties for the public especially ladies during journey.

The bus company officials said that it was bearing heavy loss while running the service from Kasur to Chunian via Ellahabad. Thus, the passengers have to take journey by other means. The local transporters use rough language and most of vehicles are in shabby condition and not fit for transportation, passengers said.

On the other hand, the public denied the allegation of the officials of Busco Bus company regarding heavy loss. The respectable people said that the passengers paid reasonable fare as per the policy of the Punjab govenrment.

They alleged that the bus service has been stopped due to some political issues. They further stated that some political persons were involved in the closure of the service as they run private bus stands.

Resources said that the bus company had a contract of 5 years but it had refused to continue the service. The area people raised slogans against responsible for stopping the service and demanded restart of the bus service.