K’taka private bus operators hike ticket prices by 50%

All the private bus operators have increased the bus ticket price anywhere between 50 to 90 percent for the long-distance routes when compared to the SRTCs.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 25, 2024 | 4:09 PMUpdatedApr 25, 2024 | 4:09 PM

Private buses, Karnataka (iStock)

A day before the first phase of elections in Karnataka, private bus operators have hiked bus tariff by at least 50 percent, compelling voters to shell out more. They hiked prices of non-AC sleeper and seater buses by at least 50 percent and AC sleeper buses by 80-90 percent when compared to the SRTCs, whose prices remain unchanged.

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