Fuel Price Hike: Odisha Congress Leaders Stage Protest Outside Filling Stations
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Congress leaders staged ‘symbolic’ protest across the State today against fuel price hike and rising inflation.
The leaders and supporters of the party have demanded immediate roll back of excise duty imposed on the fuel.
The party alleged that the rise in fuel prices has led to more suffering of common man in times of pandemic due to failed economic policies and widespread unemployment.
In just last 5 months alone, the prices of petrol and diesel have been increased by 44 times. Fuel prices have crossed the hundred rupees mark in several states.