BENGALURU: NGO Citizens for Bengaluru along with Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike has initiated a ‘Call your MLA’ campaign. It aims at garnering support from MLAs for Bus Bhagya scheme to double the number of buses on city streets and lower the fares.
A press release on Thursday said volunteers made calls to all the 28 MLAs to discuss the need for Bus Bhagya and seek their support to realize the demand in the upcoming state budget.
“We were able to contact about 16 MLAs till Thursday. 12 of them have agreed to support this cause and many of them will also write to the CM urging him to allocate budget for the BusBhagyaBeku. Three of them refused to support,” stated the release.
Earlier, representatives of CfB and BBPV met Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy who also assured support.
“We request all citizens give a missed call to 08030474774 to support #BusBhagyaBeku” the release adds.