The Greater Guwahati Mini Bus Owners’ Association (GGMBOA) on Saturday threatened to suspend bus services in the city for three months.
According to source, the warning came after the District Transports Office (DTO) seized several city buses by listing down violations made by them.
The association alleged that the city buses are seized by the department whenever they drive on the roads and issue long list of fines.
The city bus drivers, operators and owners association blocked the road from Khanapara to Ganeshguri in protest against the seizure.
The association suspected that the transport department seized the buses to facilitate CNG-powered buses that were launched recently.
Few protestors alleged that the violations listed by the department was also done by ASTC buses however, no such seizure were made against them.
Due to the protest, several commuters found it difficult to reach their destination in the city. The buses available on the streets were overcrowded.