Head of RJD Tejashwi Yadav | Photo credit: ANI
- Congress also attacked the BJP-led government at the Center for Rising Fuel Prices
- Chidambaram called for immediate relief by reducing taxes on petroleum products, import duties on various items
- Gasoline prices have crossed the Rs 100 mark in subways, other cities
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) will organize protests against rising prices for gasoline, diesel and LPG in all blocks of Bihar on July 18 and in all districts of Punjab on July 19, the chief said and leader of the opposition in the Tejashwi Yadav State Assembly. Wednesday.
The RJD will write to Mahagathbandhan parties to join the protest, he said.
Yadav also took to his Twitter account to say that there will be a statewide demonstration on July 18-19 to protest record inflation.
Earlier today, Congress also attacked the BJP-led government at the Center over rising fuel prices in the country as oil rates skyrocket.
Congress spokesman Jaiveer Shergill said: “60% drop in immunization rate and 63-fold increase in fuel prices – BJP spares no effort to rub salt on the wounds of those who are victims of the “bleed the rim by a thousand cuts” of the BJP. policy !! “
Yesterday, Congressman Chidambaram also denounced the Modi government over inflation and rising fuel prices and demanded immediate relief by reducing taxes on petroleum products and import duties on various items.
Fuel prices are currently at an all-time high, with gasoline rates crossing the Rs 100 mark in subways and several other cities across the country.
While in Delhi gasoline and diesel prices stand at Rs 101.19 per liter and Rs 89.72 per liter respectively on Wednesday, in Mumbai gasoline and diesel prices rise at Rs 107.20 per liter and Rs 97.29 per liter respectively today. In Kolkata the price of gasoline was Rs 101.35 per liter and the price of diesel was Rs 92.81 per liter and in Chennai the price of gasoline and diesel was Rs 101. Rs 92 per liter and Rs 94.24 per liter respectively.