Shyamoli NR Paribahan counter manager Swapan Chandra Das told Prothom Alo that a total of seven buses were scheduled to depart from Kalyanpur and Gabtali, but there were no passengers.
Meanwhile, Darus Salaam police station Awami League leaders and workers are holding a protest program in front of Gabtali Terminal to counter the BNP blockade. They are raising various slogans against BNP and Jamaat, condemning violence, killings, conspiracies and anarchy.
The BNP has launched a three-day blockade programme, which began this morning. The party has announced a nationwide blockade of roads, railways and waterways, which will continue till next Thursday. Jamaat-e-Islami has also announced a similar program.