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Congress holds nationwide protests against rising fuel prices

Congress will hold a symbolic protest at petrol pumps across the country today against the demand to roll back the rising prices of petrol and diesel and against inflation. The Congress has attacked the central government over the rising oil rates, saying that due to the wrong policies of the government, petrol has crossed Rs 100. On the directions of the All India Congress Committee, the Congress party has decided to hold a nationwide symbolic protest in front of the entire petrol pumps on Friday against this public loot and demand an immediate withdrawal of the hike in fuel prices. The rate of petrol in the country’s financial capital Mumbai has crossed Rs 102 per liter. There are 135 districts in the country where petrol prices are running above Rs 100.

The whole condition of the public due to wrong policies of the government –


Congress party general secretary KC Venugopal says that during the demonstration, protests will be held against issues related to public interest like unprecedented economic slowdown, hike in cooking gas price, inflation and unemployment etc. The Congress party says that due to the wrong policies of the BJP government, the people of the country have been battling Corona for the last 15 months.


Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee President Anil Kumar Chaudhary has said that today the corona virus epidemic, free vaccination to the people, rising inflation, continuous increase in the prices of petrol and diesel, maximum percentage of excise duty and VAT, gas cylinders, sanitation workers The fight for rights, the deteriorating economy of the country andThe condition of the people of the country is completely upset due to the mutual fight between Modi-KejriwalThe public is suffering. Congress will protest against PM Modi and CM Kejriwal by taking to the streets.

Demand to roll back the hike in prices –

He said, the Congress party has decided to hold a symbolic protest in front of petrol pumps across the country on the coming Friday against the rising prices of petrol and diesel and to demand the withdrawal of this hike in fuel prices.

The prices of petrol and diesel in the country have increased again on the last day. Petrol and diesel prices have increased by 19 paise today. After which the price of one liter of petrol in the capital Delhi has now gone up to 95.56, which is the highest ever. At the same time, the cost of one liter of diesel is 86.47. Petrol and diesel have become expensive for the 22nd time after May 4 this year.

Petrol reached Rs 100 in many states –

Petrol has now reached a historic high in different parts of the country. Petrol has crossed Rs 100 per liter in six states and union territories including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Ladakh. At the same time, one liter of petrol in Mumbai is now getting Rs 101.

Price of 1 liter of petrol in Mumbai is Rs.101.52

Rajasthan levies the highest VAT on petrol and diesel in the country. After that the number of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana comes. Mumbai is the first metropolis in the country, where petrol reached above Rs 100 per liter on 29 May. At present, petrol in Mumbai is Rs 101.71 and diesel is Rs 93.77 per liter.

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