The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Arvind Kejriwal and Lok Insaf Party (LIP) of Simarjeet Singh Bains on Monday held separate protests against the central government on the identical points — inflation together with rising prices of gasoline (petrol, diesel) and gas.
Once allies, the events held separate rallies in Ludhiana.
LIP staff took out a march from Jagraon bridge to Ghanta Ghar Chowk whereas seated on a mule cart. They additionally loaded a scooter, a gas cylinder and a motorcycle on the cart and raised slogans against the Modi government over rising prices of petroleum items, diesel, gas and different merchandise. They carried placards which learn: “Akkad Bakkad Bambey Bo…80, 90…poora 100…”.
Party spokesperson and LIP’s Gill constituency in-charge Gagandeep Singh alias Sunny Kainth, whereas chatting with the media, stated: “Despite the rates of crude oil coming down drastically in the international market, the government has been increasing the rates of petrol, diesel and LPG cylinders, which is affecting daily lives of common people who are finding it difficult to run their homes.”
He stated that the Modi government has been engaged in “doublespeak” as a result of in the course of the UPA regime when Dr Manmohan Singh was the prime minister, the BJP used to protest against the rise in prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas, “but now when it itself is in power, it is doing nothing to lighten the burden of common man and is keeping mum on the issue of inflation”.
Meanwhile, AAP too protested exterior the DC workplace complicated in Ludhiana Monday.
Dupinder Singh, AAP media in-charge, Ludhiana metropolis, stated, “Compared to the northern states, petrol is Rs 4.1 more expensive in Punjab and diesel is Rs 3.1 more expensive. Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh is sitting in his royal farmhouse, but no attention is paid to the problems of the people.”
AAP in an announcement, additional stated that “Capt Amarinder was looting the state’s wealth by giving a free hand to the mafia and by filling his and his cronies’ coffers, and was now trying to compensate by charging people extra taxes on basic necessities like fuel, which was pushing the fuel prices further”. AAP said that the rise within the prices of gasoline won’t solely have an effect on the frequent man however it would additionally have an effect on the already burdened farmers as it could improve their price of manufacturing.
”Today the individuals of Punjab had been being hit from either side. On the one hand, the Modi government on the Centre was resorting to all kinds of atrocities to crush the farmers’ motion. On the opposite hand, the chief minister of an agriculture-oriented state, Capt Amarinder Singh, as an alternative of holding the palms of the farmers, was making the individuals depressing by imposing extra taxes on gasoline. Rising gasoline prices may even push up the prices of day by day requirements, which is able to additional hit the poor. The chief minister of Punjab is busy having fun with his lavishes in his farmhouse and appears to don’t have any look after the lots,” stated the AAP leaders.
“Captain Amarinder had proved yet again that the welfare of the people was not his top priority…AAP had always been raising the issues of the people and will continue to fight for their rights…After AAP will come to power in 2022, every problem of the people would be solved on priority basis…implementing Delhi’s Arvind Kejriwal model in Punjab would improve the lives of the people, provide relief from inflation and price rise and put a stop to the mafia rule,” learn the AAP assertion.