Today Youth Congress held a protest demonstration in Jammu outside the University Campus. They also burned the effigy of Modi while demanding roll back of increased prices of petrol, diesel and LPG. The protesting activists chanted slogans against Modi government and demanded rolling back of the decision to raise the rates of LPG, Petrol and diesel.
In his message to protesting Youth Congress, Shahnawaz Choudhary, State president of J&K Pradesh Youth Congress said that BJP has made a false promise to the people of the nation to give them “Achey Din” but in reality they are giving us “Expenssive days” by increasing the prices of essential commodities, one by one ranging from LPG, Petrol and diesel to the prices of essentials of daily use and railway fare. He also added that Youth Congress will not sit silent till hike in rail fare and other essential commodities is not rolled back.
While addressing the protesters and media, Jatinder Singh Chib, Assembly president, youth congress Gandhi Nagar said that “Increase in prices of petrol, diesel and gas (LPG) will result in the increase in price of all commodities. When the BJP was campaigning before the elections, they had promised to curb inflation and cut down the cost of basic amenities. But only after a month of coming to power the BJP government has started increasing the price of everything”.
While warning the NDA of intensified agitation if the Centre continued to take such “anti-people decisions”, Ajaz Choudhary, Assembly president youth Congress Mendhar said that “BJP has betrayed the people in the name of “Achey Din” and after elections their good days are not arriving, but the price hike is taking place on essentials one after the other”. He said that Youth Congress will be protesting in future also if the increased prices of Petrol, Diesel and LPG are not taken back.
Others who were present in the protest demonstration included Shabir Kohli, Manmohan Singh, Vishal, Ashwani and others.