Bharat Bandh: Fuel prices continue to hike
Fuel prices are continuously rising on Monday. Petrol is standing at 80.73 and diesel is standing at 72.83 per litre in the national capital. Around 21 Opposition parties, led by Congress are witnessing ‘Bharat Bandh’ against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Government for the rising prices of petrol.
The petrol and diesel prices saw a hike of 23 and 22 paise per litre respectively in Delhi. Mumbai is the worst affected with the hike of petrol and diesel prices. Petrol prices in Mumbai are Rs 88.12 and diesel is standing at Rs 77.32 per litre.
Bharat Bandh can be witnessed all over India. Congress workers blocked a train at Sambalpur, Odisha while protesting along with other opposition parties in the morning.
Also, bus services of North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC) are not operating today due to the ‘Bharat Bandh’.
In Telangana also, Congress workers are holding protests in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district’s Bhongir and Musheerabad bus depot in Hyderabad, against the fuel price hike.