Congress will launch a massive agitation against fuel price hike from Nov 14-29

By Rajan Nath -- October 24, 2021 4:10 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Fuel price hike: The Congress party will organise a massive agitation against the rise in petrol and diesel prices in India from November 14 till November 29.

"We're going to have continuous agitation against fuel price hike, massive campaigns from November 14 till November 29," Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said on Saturday.

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The protest will witness events like 'Padayatra' being taken out by the Congress leaders in their respective areas.

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"During these 15 days - one week entire Cong committees will also do 'Padayatra' throughout the country in their respective areas," he added.

Meanwhile, Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram also attacked the central government over the increase in fuel prices and said that the taxes should be reduced as suggested by the Reserve Bank of India.

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"It's only the greed of the government which has given rise to petrol and diesel prices. That is why RBI says pump prices deserve lower taxation. RBI is repeatedly telling the government that pump prices must be reduced, said Former finance minister P Chidambaram in Chennai on Saturday.

Petrol and diesel prices were hiked for the fifth consecutive day across the country on Sunday.

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