A protest march was conducted by the LDF local committee at Aluva against the Central government’s recent policies including the diesel price hike on Thursday.
The protesters demanded the centre to roll back the increase in diesel price, control commodity prices, decontrol the number of LPG gases for domestic use, and avoid encroachment of foreign monopolies in the retail scene.
The march was held in support of the national hartal of Thursday from which Kerala was exempted.
Started from the government hospital junction, the march ended at the main post office junction. K P Job, Janata Dal state committee member, inaugurated the demonstration. V Salim, LDF electoral committee convener, presided over the meeting, in which LDF leaders G Vijayan, K M Kunju and Salim Edathala spoke.