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A number of organisations have come together to launch a postcard campaign, urging the government not to increase BMTC bus fares and to improve the bus system instead.
The ticket fares of non-AC buses from Chennai to Madurai ranged between Rs 1,100 and Rs 1,500 against the usual Rs 600 to Rs 700.
In view of the festive season, the fares of private buses plying on several routes connecting the district to other parts of the country have gone up by about 200 per cent.
Both of these pose a problem for the common citizen who use the bus as their primary mode of transport to commute for work, education or leisure, he said.