The Trinamool Congress on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for soaring fuel prices,
questioning whether or not he has “gone into hiding”.
The ruling social gathering in West Bengal additionally accused the BJP of working onerous to “add to the people’s woes” because the fuel prices hit a “historic high”.
However, the BJP questioned why the state authorities isn’t lowering its duties on petroleum merchandise to deliver down the prices.
“As fuel prices hit a HISTORIC HIGH, @BJP4India govt (government) seems to be working very hard towards adding to the woes of the public. Not much has changed from 2020.The same old blame game continues while the demands of the people of India are conveniently ignored!,” Trinamool Congress nationwide normal secretary and Lok Sabha MP Abhishek Banerjee tweeted.
Petrol value has crossed the Rs 100-mark per litre in metro cities of Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune and it’s over Rs 99 in Delhi and Kolkata.
Taking to Twitter, senior state minister Partha Chatterjee stated, “Mr @narendramodi has a penchant for drama every time the people of India are in distress!” “Now with the skyrocketing petrol prices, why has he gone into hiding? Preparing for a big lie-laden speech Mr Prime Minister,” the state trade minister alleged.
Fuel prices differ from state to state relying on the incidence of native taxes similar to value-added tax (VAT) and freight fees. And for that reason, value of petrol has breached the Rs 100-mark per litre in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Bihar, Punjab and Ladakh.
“Around June 2020, I keep in mind petrol prices had been being hiked for practically 17 days at a stretch! Within a 12 months, we’ve crossed Rs 100 in a number of cities throughout India.
Shri @narendramodi kindly get off your excessive horse & take cognizance of the woes of your folks!” Bengal transport minister Firhad Hakim stated on the micro-blogging web site.
The Left events additionally staged protests in varied elements of the state in opposition to the rising fuel prices and cooking gasoline.
West Bengal BJP chief Samik Bhattacharya stated criticism won’t resolve the issue.
“Why isn’t the state government reducing its levies? Everyone knows how the Centre is managing the current crisis.A joint effort from the central government and the states is required to address the issue,” he stated.
He referred to as for the inclusion of petro merchandise below the GST regime.