Private bus operators have started selling advance tickets to facilitate the journey of home-bound people ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.
All private bus operators started selling the tickets on Friday morning.However, some major bus operators of northern and north-western districts are going to sell 50 per cent of tickets online this year.
Sale of tickets from online also began at 6:00 am.
Bangladesh Railway will also begin selling advance train tickets from May 22. The sale will continue until May 26, according to the sources.
Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, might be celebrated either on June 5 or June 6, subject to the moon sighting.