Thursday, July 9, 2020

Protest by PCC against rise in the prices of petrol and diesel

Port Blair, June 29: In order to protest against the unprecedented rise in the prices of petrol and diesel, a massive dharna was organized by the leaders of the Pradesh Congress Committee at Dairy Farm Junction Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma ANPCC president and other senior Congress leaders were present during the protest.
Similar protests were also organized at Bambooflat, Dollygunj, Aberdeen Bazaar, Haddo, Shadipur in other places in the Islands.
Congress leaders alleged during the protest that citizens in the country are shocked and unhappy over the repeated and unjust increases in petrol and diesel prices as also excise duty over the last three months of the lockdown.
"The extortionate increases have been inflicted on the people by the Central Government at a time when they are facing unprecedented economic challenges on account of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Central Government is profiteering by fleecing the people of India," Congress leaders said.

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