70 buses damaged in violence, corporation suffered Rs 45 lakh loss: KSRTC tells HC

Updated: Sep 23 2022 10:34PM

Kochi, Sep 23 (PTI) The Kerala government and the KSRTC on Friday informed the Kerala High Court that 70 KSRTC buses were damaged in the hartal called by the Popular Front of India (PFI) and subsequent violence in the state.

The state-run public transport corporation submitted before the High Court that it suffered a loss of Rs 45 lakh due to the damages suffered due to the stone pelting and violence during the dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the PFI.

Justice Devan Ramachandran asked the corporation whether this loss will be recovered from those who held the hartal.