Today, the Congress will speak in protest against the rising prices of petrol and diesel in the country. In protest against the skyrocketing petrol and diesel prices in the country, Congress leaders and workers will take to the road and hold a symbolic protest in front of different troll pumps. Party sources said that many leaders including Congress organization general secretary KC Venugopal, general secretary Harish Rawat, spokesperson Pawan Khera will join the symbolic protest near petrol pumps in different areas of Delhi.
Congress says that all guidelines related to corona virus will be followed in this protest. Congress leader Venugopal said, “The BJP government has taken petrol and diesel prices to record levels by repeatedly increasing taxes on petrol and diesel in the last seven years. Due to wrong policies of this government, petrol prices have crossed Rs 100 per liter mark in many parts of the country today and diesel prices are on the verge of going up to Rs 100 per liter.
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. ‘ In many states of the country, the price of petrol and diesel has crossed 100. Petrol prices increased 17 times in the month of May and continued to rise in June
Here, the youth wing of Congress sent a bicycle courier to the official address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several Union ministers on Thursday to protest against the hike in the prices of petrol and diesel. According to a statement issued by the Indian Youth Congress, separate cycles were sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani through courier in protest against the rising petrol and diesel prices. Went.