Congress protests unprecedented price hike, Terms it assault on economy

Srinagar April 7:(KNS)  The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Thursday held peaceful protest demonstration against the unprecedented price hike on Petrol, Diesel, Cooking Gas and other essentials commodities in Srinagar.
Former Legislators, Senior Leaders, DCC Presidents, Block Presidents and Prominent Party workers including frontals  protested against inflation while raising slogans against the Centre Govt for the unprecedented price hike, terming it as a loot  and assault on people’s economy especially weaker and down trodden section of the people.
Congress Leaders displayed play cards,gas Cylinders demanding roll back of prices,which is responsible for pushing poor and weaker sections to backwardness. while slamming the Centre’s failed economic policies.
Senior Party Leaders while addressing the workers on this occasion said  it was astonishing that prices of Petrol, Diesel etc were under control during the elections in five states, but soon after  the results were out, Centre Govt hiked the prices again, which shows  how the   BJP Govt is behaving and exhibiting its ignorant attitude  about the wishes of the people.BJP is exploiting people for electoral benefits, they said.
people have already undergone tremendous economic stress and losses due to the lockdown, besides the Covid mismanagement on the part of Centre Govt had badly hit them in every respect.
Congress party won’t remain silent spectator to the wrong polices of the Modi Govt towards people, it will leave no stone unturned to make the Centre Govt accountable and answerable to people for betrayal and exploitation, the leaders added and said that Party feels highly concerned about the people’s grievances on account of inflation, unemployment and other developmental issues concerning them, it will continue to seek their resolution at every appropriate forum.
Congress Leaders and workers tried to take out peaceful protest march from party headquarters but they were prevented by the State Police and not allowed to move towards Lal Chowk.
Those who participated in the protest included Former Legislators Bashir Ahmad Magrey, Gulzar Ahmad Wani, Geneal secretaries Sruinder Singh Channi, Shameema Iqbal, DCC Presidents Abdul Gani Khan, Mustahq Ahmad Khanday, Umer Jaan Fayaz Ahmad Mir, Sahil Farooq, Anantnag W.President Ali Mohd Mantoo, Sgr W.President Mir Ruvais, AICC Members Abid Kashmiri, Nissar Ahmad Mundoo, Party Leaders Irfan Naib,Mohd Iqbal Mir Gulam Mohd Shiekh, Gh.Hassan Dar, Shabroz, Mahila Congress Leader Shameema Sopori, DCC Office bearer Reyaz Ahmad Misgar, Saira,Zahid Bahir, Mohd Yousuf Wada, Haleem Khan, Mehreen Bhat, Rahila Jan, Zulfkar Qureshi,Khursheed Ahmad. (KNS) 

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