People heavily rush to ST bus stands to spend Diwali vacations during Diwali festival in their hometowns.
As per GSRTC Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation sources, they daily operate 1500 Buses for passenger facilitation and considering extra load during Diwali vacation, GSRTC has put 80 more buses to cope up the Diwali rush. There are daily 2 to 2.5 lakhs of advance booking by ST bus during this period. Yesterday, GSRTC earned Rs 1.5 crore worth of revenue from ticket fare. People mainly rush on Saurashtra, Panchmahal, Godhra and North Gujarat routes.
There was a big rush seen in Ahmedabad at ST Bus Stand near Gita Mandir.