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FG Margalla College buses overcrowded

Islamabad, Sept 22: The overcrowded buses of F.G. Margalla College for Women, F-7/4, have become a matter of concern for the people on roads who see the students' lives plead in an extremely dangerous situation which can become the cause of an accident any time.

Standing in an overcrowded bus that is stuck in a traffic jam is routine for the students of Margalla College. But in the holy month of Ramazan it is unbearable for them.

The buses are severely congested with the students seen standing near the door alongwith the conductor.

Frequently the students are stopped from boarding the bus when the driver tells them that there is no place for more students and tyres of the bus will be punctured if more students enter. The Left out students have to wait for second trip about two hours till the bus returns after leaving all the students at their houses.

The college has only six buses, which is not sufficient for the students, as most of the students prefer to travel by the college buses. Each bus is assigned to pick and drop the students of two sectors. But the poor planning of the administration has overburdened a number of buses as compared to few others.

Sector G-6 and G-7 are heavily populated areas and the residents are mostly government servants and belong to the middle class who cannot afford their own transport. Despite this fact only one bus covers these two sectors, which is not sufficient. On the other hand comparatively bigger buses give pick and drop to the students of the posh sectors and are not as overloaded as the bus of sectors G-6 and G-7.

It's important to mention here that teachers also avail the transport facility of the college and it is out of respect the students leave their seats for teachers and remain standing all the time. The students demand that the teachers should be provided separate transport facility by the College.

Although, the students pay about a thousand rupees transport fee and the administration issues bus cards but this exercise starts in the middle of the academic year and those who don't apply for the facility also enjoy it and cause trouble for others.

The students informed about a bus for the girls doing master's programme in Mass Communication that remains standing all the time and the girls also travel by other six buses. " People make fun of us and laugh at us on roads when they see us standing in the buses so close and with conductor in a miserable condition" one of the students remarked.

There are students who get a chance to sit on the bus seats only during Eid days when most of the students go back to their homes in other cities and seats are empty otherwise they travel all the year without sitting on moving bus.

Moreover, they are also those students whose periods are finished earlier they keep their bags and books on the seats and others who finish late are always compelled to stand.The Nation


Your Comments

"i would like to inform you about the current harshing and very ashamed sitution of the bus facility of Islmabad Margalla College for Girls F-7/4,what the heck all is this,what the Administrator of the college is doing,they should go back their home for the rest if they have no means of any work,i condemn with open mouth and shame full for them. Ajmal."
Name: Ajmal
Email: silentizland@yahoo.com
City, Country: Islamabad, Pakistan

"After reading this topic " only I want to say that it is very shamefull , worried and very terrible matter for Govt and Administration of the FG Margalla college, if it is the situation of the FG Colleges then every body can he think about the situation of other territory of country of the Colleges It is very humbly requesting to President and Federal Education Minister that should give the every kind of facility to all Govts Girls Colleges how they maintain your Parda because we are the Muslims we should maintain first Parda. in the environment of Men how women alive without support of Men and Govt."
Name: QAMBER ALI
Email: qambersardar@yahoo.com
City, Country: Karachi, Pakistan

"I am the ex student of Margalla collage. Our batch was the first. In our time Collage buses were very comfortable. I think it is only the mismanagement of the collage administration who are not arranging the buses according to the no. of students. It is really shameful to here the bus situation of my collage."
Name: Shahina Hussain
Email: cleandubai21c@yahoo.com
City, Country: Dubai U.A.E.

"WELL IM A STUDENT OF MARGALLAH COLLEGE F-7/4 AND I TOTLLY AGREED WID U.THE BUSES ARE OVERCROWDED ."
Name: AFSHAN
Email: AFSHAN_IQBAL2007@YAHOO.COM
City, Country: ISLAMABAD, Pakistan

"well im ex student of margalla college.i agree with u."
Name: sara abid
Email: sara@yahoo.com.uk
City, Country: isbd, Pakistan

"yes, i was also student of F.G.Margallah college F/7-4 in 2005. i agrre with you guys."
Name: Muzhda
Email: muzhda_hamid@yahoo.com
City, Country: Kabul, Afghanistan

"sans bhi nahi ata bus main."
Name: Hira
Email: hira_pagli@yahoo.com.pk
City, Country: islamabad, Afghanistan

"ya i m also the student ov margallah nd i ll totally agree with u."
Name: Fatima
Email: queenovbeauty@hotmail.com
City, Country: islamabad, Afghanistan

"well i totally agree with every ones comments, i was board exmamminar for F.G. Margalla college, and because of these reasons i left college. "
Name: zak
Email: khany133@yahoo.com
City, Country: manchester.uk

"miss iram is lecturer of physics her teaching method not much good plzzzzzzz change lecturer for 11year sec B FSc pre madical.."
Name: sofia
Email: sofia_here53@yahoo.com
City, Country: islamabad, pakistan

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