Written by Staff Writer
23 Nov, 2014 | 8:16 pm
The only female bus driver on the Southern Expressway bus service, staged a protest atop a tower on Sunday, claiming that she was not being given sufficient turns at the wheel.
The protesting driver is employed on the Matara – Maharagama Passenger Transport Bus Service, on the Southern Expressway.
She had arrived at the Matara Bus Stop at 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, in line with her pre-scheduled roster.
However, she says that she was not allowed to drive, in line with her roster. She climbed a Tsunami Warning Signal Tower in Matara and staged a protest against the alleged continuing injustice.
She ended her protest following discussions with Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera and Minister Sanath Jayasuriya who visited the scene.
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