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Congress slams govt over hike in value of economic cooking gasoline cylinder

The Congress on Sunday hit out on the Centre over the reported enhance within the value of the 19-kg business LPG cylinder and demanded a rollback of the hike.

Speaking on the AICC headquarters right here, Congress chief Alka Lamba additionally alleged that the Centre is attempting to divert consideration from actual points and rising costs by peddling divisive rhetoric.

Attacking the federal government, Lamba stated that on March 1, the worth of economic gasoline cylinder was hiked by Rs 105, on April 1 it was elevated by Rs 250 and on May 1 it has been hiked once more by Rs 102.5.

In eight months, the worth of economic LPG cylinder has elevated by Rs 618.50, she stated.

In Delhi, the 19-kg business cylinder would now price Rs 2,355.50 as in contrast with Rs 2,253 per cylinder, in accordance with media experiences.

Lamba stated the poor and the working class are being repeatedly attacked with value hikes.

“The concern is more as a Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy survey states that nearly 2.1 crore jobs have reduced and 45 crore people have given up on looking for jobs after losing all hope,” she stated.

The greatest assault is on Indian girls with solely practically 9 per cent being employed now, she added.

Lamba stated the nation goes by way of a “Modi-made disaster” as it’s dealing with a large coal scarcity and within the sweltering warmth, individuals are struggling energy outages.

“Petroleum and diesel prices are also not coming down. Instead of attacking inflation, the Modi government prioritizes attacking the Congress and Rahul Gandhi,” she alleged.

With all these issues confronting the nation, this “insensitive” authorities is simply standing as a “mute spectator”, she stated.
“We will keep raising the issue of rising prices and force the government to rise above the welfare of its crony capitalist friends. We demand that this hike in price be rolled back,” Lamba stated.

“Every time ahead of a festival, this government, instead of a gift, attacks people with price rise,” she alleged.

Source: www.financialexpress.com”

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