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Pakistani media claims Amritsar-Lahore Dosti Bus Service 'suspended'; India denies reports

The Government Of India Has Suspended The Dosti (Friendship) Bus Service Between Lahore And Amritsar Citing 'unfeasible' Conditions, Reports In Pakistani News Websites Said On Friday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 01 Oct 2016, 12:59:46 PM

New Delhi:

According to the reports in Pakistani websites, the government of India has suspended the Dosti (Friendship) Bus Service between Lahore and Amritsar citing 'unfeasible' conditions.

However, Indian authorities have rejected the reports in Pakistani media and told our sources that there is no plan to suspend the Amritsar-Lahore bus service. 

The Delhi–Lahore Bus, officially known as Sada-e-Sarhad (Call of the Frontier), is a passenger bus service connecting Delhi with  Lahore, Pakistan via the border transit post at Wagah.  The bus plies between Lahore and Amritsar every Tuesday and Friday.

According to the reports in Pakistani websites, the bus had left Lahore on Friday as per schedule but did not return.

India has already cancelled the flag ceremony at Wagah border after the rising tensions between the two countries. 

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First Published : 01 Oct 2016, 11:56:00 AM