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Congress staged protest against price hike of Petrol and Diesel

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal April 7:

Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today staged a protest demonstration at Keishampat Leimajam Leikai Community hall against the Price hike in petroleum products. The protest is a part of the nationwide protest by AICC. Various placards denouncing the BJP government were used during the protest.
MPCC President K. Meghachandra, who led the protest while speaking to the media person said that petroleum products- Petrol and diesel have been increased 14 times in 16 days. He said the increase in petroleum products is an indirect taxes impost to the common people.
“The BJP government across India is presenting breakfast gift to every citizen the price hike of petroleum products”, said K. Megachandra.
He added that to the increase of the price of petrol and diesel there has been a direct or indirect increase to the price of essential commodities. Price of pharmaceutical drugs has been increased to 800 times in last One month. Moreover, fertilizer rate has been increased and the toll tax has also been doubled.
The trust of the people in the BJP government has been reduced by their actions.
“The Congress party demands immediate reduction of the petrol and diesel price”, the MPCC president, K. Meghachandra said.
Other MPCC leaders also attended the protest demonstration.

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