Fuel price Mangaluru: Congress takes out jatha against price rise

Source: UNI | Published on 4th March 2021, 8:05 PM | Coastal News |

Mangaluru:  The DK District Congress staged a jatha from Clock Tower upto the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Tuesday to protest against the rising prices of petrol, diesel, cooking gas and other household commodities.

Bullock carts too were part of the jatha, while some Mahila Congress leaders were also seen carrying firewood on their heads.

Addressing the protestors, Congress leader and former minister B Ramanatha Rai said there was a need for all sections of the society to fight against the price rise. He said the Congress which had ruled the nation for many years had always protected the interests of the poor and the underprivileged contrary to the BJP government policies. There is a need to end this rule which has no pity for the poor, he said.

MLA U T Khader, DCC Chief Harish Kumar and other leaders addressed the protestors.
 

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