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Congress workers staged protest in Tanghdar against price hike in petrol and diesel


KNS

Zubair Ahmad

Srinagar July 4: (KNS) The Congress worker led by Dr. Jahangeer Danish Senior Congress leader Satuarday staged a symbolic protest here in Tanghdar against the rise in petrol and diesel prices and demanded that the government roll back the hikes immediately to relieve the people of the extra burden.

Scores of party activist assembled in Tanghdar later headed to the Office of the Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Karnah at mini secratreate submitted a memorandum addressed to the President of India.

Congress senior leader and Karnah constituency head Dr. Jahangeer Danish Said while Talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS) The protest was organised as part of a nationwide call given by the Congress to express the anger of the people against the rising prices of diesal, petrol and other essential commodities he said The unprecedented hike is unjustified at a time when the prices of crude oil are at their lowest, he alleged that inflation and unemployment had become the hallmark of the BJP government with the people and marginalised sections bearing the brunt of policy paralysis of the present regime.

Dr. Danish accused the central government of putting extra burden on the people by raising fuel prices amid the Pandamic crisis.(KNS)