New Delhi, September 2
The youth wing of Congress staged a protest outside the Oil Ministry on Thursday against rising fuel prices, including cooking gas.
The march started from the Indian Youth Congress office on Raisina Road and was stopped by a police barricade in front of Shastri Bhawan where the ministry is located.
Addressing the protesters, IYC President Srinivas BV said the Indian people are suffering from inflation while Narendra Modi’s government is busy collecting taxes.
âThe Modi government came to power showing big dreams to citizens. But today it has become difficult for the poor to buy expensive cooking gas bottles, âhe said.
âInflation is steadily rising and the price of a bottle of LPG will soon exceed Rs 1,000. Gasoline and diesel prices are also on fire.
Indian Youth Congress national media official Rahul Rao said the prices of cooking gas cylinders more than doubled during the reign of Narendra Modi.
The IYC National Secretary General and his Delhi official Bhaiya Pawar, Delhi Unity Chairman Rannvijay Singh Lochav, and many other leaders and members of the party attended the protest. PTI