Youth Congress members protest against the hike in petrol and diesel prices in Bhopal on Monday.
Youth Congress members protest against the hike in petrol and diesel prices in Bhopal on Monday.
FPJ

BHOPAL: In view of the che continuous rise in the prices of petroleum products and also of domestic gas cylinders, former chief minister Kamal Nath has called a half-day statewide bandh on Saturday (February 20).

Members of the Indian Youth Congress took out a rally here on Monday and ‘hanged’ a motorcycle in protest against the price hike of petroleum products.

Forner CM Nath tweeted that the Congress party opposes the price hike on petroleum products and also on LPG cylinders. The Centre and the state government were not paying enough attention to the continuous hike in the prices and the bandh was being organised to give a wake-up call to the governments.

'Can't bear it any more'

  • State Indian Youth Congress spokesperson Vivek Tripathi and others took out the rally of the motorcycle from the PCC office and reached Board Square

  • After reaching the Square, they ‘hanged’ the motorcycle, protesting that they were not able to bear the cost of petrol to run the bike any longer

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