The Assembly on Wednesday witnessed heated arguments between the Opposition and the government during a debate on price rise.
Reacting to the protest, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said when UPA was in power in the centre, Congress did not raise this issue at all.
As fuel prices continue to skyrocket in all parts of the country, the demand for electric cars and two-wheelers is on the rise in the erstwhile Khammam district.
It may be noted that the State government provides Rs 9 as subsidy on one litre of diesel to the fishermen.
They raised slogans against the Jagan Mohan Reddy government for not taking any measures to rescue the poor families from the unbearable price rise.
Sajjala said there was a severe financial crisis in the state, which was majorly caused by the debts created by Chandrababu Naidu and Covid.
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The petitioner also sought a directive to take possible steps to include the petroleum products in GST.
There’s hardly anyone who has not been affected by the hike in fuel prices. Other than bearing the burden, the majority haven’t expressed their dissent so far.
Political parties of every hue in our country have great belief in what Irish dramatist George Bernard Shaw had said.
The rally was staged against the spiralling prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas. Police detained Congress leaders, including TPCC chief A Revanth Reddy, and shifted them to the police station.
The need is to find resources to strike the right balance to tamp down prices while reviving the economy.
The former chief minister led a protest march against rising prices from Old Mondha area to the district collector's office.
Even though the bandh evoked a mixed response, major business establishments remained closed in Bhubaneswar at a time when partial lockdown between 2 pm and 6 am is in force in 10 districts.
They took out a cycle rally in the city seeking the support of general public against the hike in the prices of petroleum products.
It also hoped that a joint strategy would be evolved by various parties to raise the issue in the upcoming session of Parliament.