Jat row: Lahore-Delhi Dosti bus service suspended amid protests

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Lahore, Feb 22: In view of ongoing Jat quota agitation, the authorities in Pakistan have suspended the operation of Dosti Bus service between Lahor and Delhi.

The decision has been taken at the request of Indian authorities, reported the Dawn online.

Lahore-Delhi Dosti Bus service suspended

"The service would be resumed after getting clearance from Indian officials who had expressed their inability to carry passengers to Delhi in the wake of caste-based protests in Haryana," Retired Col Khalid, the manager of Pakistan Tourism Development Corpora­tion, Lahore was quoted as saying.

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The Delhi-Lahore bus service was officially launched in March 1999. The then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had travelled to Pakistan on the bus on its inaugural run in February 1999.

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