200 special buses to ply to Puri during Rath Yatra

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Bhubaneswar: In a bid to deal with the traffic inflow during the annual Rath Yatra, the state government has decided to ply as many as 200 special buses this year.

The special buses will ply to Puri from Cuttack and Bhubaneswar during the grand festival starting July 14, informed the state transport department.

Transport Commissioner Madhu Sudan Padhi on Saturday held meeting with RTOs, MVIs and bus owner associations of Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Puri at Cuttack office in this regard.

The bus will run on the routes as per the fixed fares. Strict action will be taken against the bus owners for overcharging commuters, Padhi said.

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