More than six months after hotels and restaurants reopened, most of them are still struggling to stay afloat.
Shouting slogans like Jai Shri Ram and Jai Hanuman does not bring down prices of essential commodities, commented JDS MLC Marithibbegowda, leading to an uproar in the Council on Wednesday.
WIth cost of fuel & edible oil rising, eateries forced to revise rates
With the ever increasing prices of edible oil and pulses and other commodities, the savings of the common man has taken a hit.
During the Question Hour, Opposition members, mainly from the Congress, entered the Well and started raising slogans.
The Congress, from its official Twitter handle, urged people to participate in the online campaign by speaking out against price rise.
As per its minutes, per tonne transportation fare has been increased by Rs 150 for distance below 100 km, and by Rs 250 to travel above 100 km.
The central government has set its receipt target and with the revised fiscal deficit targeted at 9.5 per cent, of the GDP, the government is in no mood to go for any duty cut.
He said during the tenure of the Congress-led UPA government, BJP leaders used to 'make a lot of noise' over the issue of inflation but now they are silent.
Sitharaman says the anomaly can be addressed if the fuel prices come under the GST
Increased fuel price has also spiked transportation charges of essential products including vegetables and other perishables.
The Covid-induced lockdown made the pockets of Kochi’s ordinary citizens lighter.
Soaring fuel prices have left the transport industry in the lurch.
State Congress spokesperson Bhupendra Gupta said the party would take out a rally on Saturday and request people to shut their shops.
Skyrocketing prices of essential commodities including vegetables and other perishable items in the state capital have made the common man’s life difficult.