After a day long strike of bus operators came to an end on Monday, former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble was spotted travelling in a Bengaluru Metropolitian Transport Corporation (BMTC) bus.
The picture was clicked when Anil Kumble travelled back to his home from airport. He chose an AC Volvo bus for the ride. Daily commuters had to face a lot of problem amid the strike called by drivers of private vehicles including autos, taxis, maxi cabs, and other vehicles.
Roads on Bengaluru looked deserted as most of these vehicles stayed off the roads on Monday. This maid commuting difficult for school students and office-goers.
The strike was called by the Federation of the Karnataka State Private Transport Associations. The strike was called to demand the extension of the Shakti scheme that offered free bus rides to women on state-run transport buses-to private buses.
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Updated: 11 Sep 2023, 05:11 PM IST