Bharat Bandh on Oil Hike

Bharat Bandh called by opposition parties the protests is being reported from many parts  of the country early  Monday.

On the day India observes , the Rupee hits a fresh low against the US Dollar.

Congress leads the march on petrol and Diesel hike with most of its top leaders and Congress President Mr Rahul Gandhi taking lead with former PM Dr Man Mohan Singh. Congress chief, Rahul Gandhi said, Aaj poora vipaksh yahan ek saath baitha hai. Hum sab mil kar ek saath, BJP ko hatane ka kaam karenge: Gandhi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had failed to fulfill promises and “had a lot to answer.”  He accused the government of inciting hatred in the country and that the farmers and workers in the country had been “let down by the government.” He said that the rupee was at its weakest currently while the fuel prices were continuously rising. Narendra Modi ji is silent, he has not spoken a word on rising prices of fuel, or condition of farmers, neither on atrocities against women: Rahul Gandhi during

Congress leads the march on petrol and Diesel hike with most of its top leaders and Congress President Mr Rahul Gandhi taking lead with former PM Dr Man Mohan Singh. Congress chief, Rahul Gandhi said, Aaj poora vipaksh yahan ek saath baitha hai. Hum sab mil kar ek saath, BJP ko hatane ka kaam karenge: Gandhi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had failed to fulfill promises and “had a lot to answer.”  He accused the government of inciting hatred in the country and that the farmers and workers in the country had been “let down by the government.” He said that the rupee was at its weakest currently while the fuel prices were continuously rising. Narendra Modi ji is silent, he has not spoken a word on rising prices of fuel, or condition of farmers, neither on atrocities against women: Rahul Gandhi during protests in Delhi

Joined President at in Delhi to support the call for . It is necessary to make the government understand that they have completely failed to serve the nation.

Opposition stands united against BJP here’, address Rahul Gandi at Jantar Mantar. while protests turn violent across India.

Samajvadi Party chief in Lucknow; Despite the protests and public anger, ‘arrogant’ BJP govt has hiked the rates even today. Tomorrow they will say inflation brings prosperity, they don’t care for people: Akhilesh Yadav, SP chief in Lucknow.

Frustrated opposition which doesn’t have strategy and leadership,what else can be expected from them. I hope God gives them sense so they can differentiate between positive&negative otherwise in future they will even loss their position as Oppn: UP CM Yogi Adityanath .

‘Bharat’ will not be ‘bandh’, it will keep moving and progressing. No one is paying heed to this call by Congress, their ‘Mahagatbandhan’ balloon will also burst soon: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,Union Minister.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has announced a four-percent reduction in value-added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel, which will reduce their prices by 2 rupees 50 paise per litre in the state.
Chief Minister made the announced at a public meeting organised in Rawatsar in Hanumangarh district yesterday as part of her Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra.
VAT on petrol will be reduced from 30 to 26 per cent and on diesel from 22 to 18 per cent. The decision will cost the exchequer 2,000 crore rupees.
MNS workers in Mumbai forcefully shut down shops and other establishments at Bharatmata Junction Naka in Parel area in Mumbai, news agency ANI reported. On the other hand, Loktantrik Janata Dal workers in Patna carried a motorbike on their shoulders as a mark of protest against the hike in the fuel prices.
Madhya Pradesh: Congress workers vandalise a petrol pump in Ujjain during protests.
14 buses vandalised in Mumbai; ambulance prevented from reaching hospital. Sorry,No place for violent bandh;reports media tweet.

Jobs are lost. The Rupee is crashing. Farm sector faces an unprecedented crisis. Exports, Manufacturing, all run into the ground by this Modi govt. Benefits via loot of public money are passed onto crony friends. Fuel prices, NPAs, Jumlas & Publicity are only things on the rise.

BJP issued clarification, while Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Union Minister and senior BJP leader Ravishankar Prasad said, it is the essence of democracy that hospitals, ambulances, and medicine shops are allowed to function without any hindrance.

But, with the death of a 2-year-old in Bihar today, an environment of fear is being created. He said people are suffering and facing hardships. Mr Prasad said, in the democracy, people have the right to protest but without indulging in violence.

He said, buses are being targeted and medical stores are forced to be closed. He said people, are not supporting the bandh and opposition is unnerved. Mr Prasad said we are with the people and the government has taken steps to control inflation.

Mr Prasad said petrol and diesel prices are high due to the crisis in the international market. He said the government has been working very hard to resolve people’s problem. Mr Prasad said, the government does not belong to one particular family and it is working for the entire country. Mr Prasad humbly requested former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to debate with him on economic issues in Parliament.

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi termed the Bharat Bandh as an attempt to spread rumours and confusion among the masses. Mr Naqvi took on the Congress, saying it has been a history-sheeter on the issue of price rise whenever it was in power. He said the Congress is now shedding crocodile tears. Mr Naqvi said, the Congress is a cruise of corruption and whichever party joins it will sink with it.

Addressing a protest rally in New Delhi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi criticised the government over rising prices of petrol and diesel. He said rupee has never been weaker in the last 70 years. He alleged the government is doing nothing for the farmers.

Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh claimed that the government has not done anything for the farmers and the youth. Trinamool Congress stayed away from the protest saying that strikes like Bharat Bandh will be a waste of working hours.

The party had asked its cadres and common people to keep shops and establishments functional today. The party, however, supported the issues of fuel price rise. BJD also refused to support the Bharat bandh called by the Congress.

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