Begging, businesses in buses banned
Begging, carrying out businesses or propaganda activities, singing to
raise funds and using tills to collect money in private buses have been
banned since last Friday, according to President of the Private Bus
Owners' Association Gemunu Wijeratne.
He said this decision has been taken to prevent inconvenience caused
by such activities to bus passengers. "The passengers repeatedly ask us
to ban such activities in buses," he said. Wijeratne said the police
have been asked to take legal action against those who violate this ban
According to Motor Traffic regulations, begging, raising funds,
singing, carrying out propaganda and business activities have been
prohibited, he said.