Thanks to cost hikes, liquor has turn out to be cheaper than petrol and diesel within the nation, Congress chief and Maharashtra PWD minister Ashok Chavan mentioned right here on Thursday.
The former chief minister led a protest march towards rising costs from Old Mondha space to the district collector’s workplace.
“Earlier, throughout our authorities, when gasoline costs went up by a rupee or two, opposition leaders would launch agitations. Today they’re in energy and the per liter gasoline costs have crossed Rs 100 and LPG cylinder costs have tripled,” he mentioned, addressing the protesters.
This has led to the worth of each commodity going up and transportation prices rising, the Congress chief mentioned.
“During the BJP regime, liquor has turn out to be cheaper than gasoline,” he added.
He additionally mentioned that it was as much as the Union authorities to present reservation to Maratha, Dhangar and OBC communities.
“Since the difficulty is earlier than the central authorities, BJP leaders in Maharashtra are quiet,” Chavan alleged.
During the protest march, a cycle rickshaw on which Mayor Abdul Sattar and his supporters have been standing overturned, however no one was injured within the incident.
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