Congress chief Digvijaya Singh on Monday rode a bicycle to Leader Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s place of abode in Bhopal to protest in opposition to the emerging gasoline costs.
Digvijaya Singh, who used to be joined by means of numerous birthday celebration staff, rode the cycle for roughly 1 Kilometre from Bhopal’s Roshanpura intersection to the Leader Minister’s place of abode.
The previous Madhya Pradesh Leader Minister mentioned that the ruling BJP in state and the centre sees coronavirus pandemic as a chance to earn cash.
“As of late, when persons are getting inflamed with COVID-19. Inflation is expanding and persons are death of starvation. The Central executive has higher excise responsibility on petrol and diesel for the eighteenth consecutive day,” Mr Singh mentioned.
“As Modi ji says, alternative in crisis, for them (Centre) corona crisis is a chance to earn the cash,” he added.
Digvijaya Singh’s cycle experience used to be an element statewide protests referred to as by means of Congress in opposition to the upward push in petrol-diesel worth on Wednesday.
Birthday party’s state unit leader Kamal Nath had requested all district and block-level individuals to take part within the march.
With the exception of Mr Singh, numerous senior leaders, together with former minister Jeetu Patwari, rode a bicycle in Indore.
Reacting to the protest, House Minister Narrotam Mishra termed the protest by means of Congress leaders as a political stunt.
“Digvijay Singh will have to apologise first, they have got mentioned they’re going to scale back petrol costs by means of five Rs of their Vachan Patra (manifesto), however higher the cost by means of Rs 2 and spent the cash on Jacquiline and Salman, we can use the similar for Preventing Corona,” the BJP chief mentioned.
Congress has been attacking the federal government over the hike in petrol and diesel costs often for 18 days, after the lockdown restrictions have been at ease.
Previous within the day, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi additionally attacked the federal government at the building up in gasoline costs and the upward push in coronavirus instances.
He drew at the word “Unlock1” used to explain the phased go out from the three-month virus lockdown.
“The Modi executive has ‘unlocked’ the corona pandemic and costs of petrol-diesel,” Rahul Gandhi mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.
The Congress MP tagged a graph with the tweet and captioned it, “coronavirus isn’t the one emerging curve”.
The graph illustrated a gentle upward thrust within the day by day COVID-19 rely and the mountaineering costs of petrol and diesel after the lockdown.