Congress Leaders Take To The Streets Against High Fuel Prices, Demand Rollback Of Excise Duty Hike On Petrol, Diesel

INDIA Team Latestly|

The Congress party began a nationwide protest against spiralling fuel prices on June 11 demanding the Centre to immediately roll back the hike in excise duty on petrol and diesel. The main opposition party also demanded that fuel should come under the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). State & national level leaders of Congress, office-bearers and workers have been staging protests in Karnataka, Delhi, Punjab and other parts of the country over the fuel price hike. Expressing concern over petrol price touching Rs 100 per litre in Karnataka, the Congress state unit began a protest against the steep hike in fuel rates under the leadership of state chief DK Shivakumar. In Bengaluru, senior leaders, including former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar, Ramalinga Reddy and others are staging a protest at the Mahatma Gandhi statue in the Vidhana Soudha complex. In Bhopal, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said, “Where are those who once used to criticise UPA govt over fuel price hikes?” Watch the video to know more.

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