Roll back of diesel price hike demanded

Sept 14, 2012: Slamming the Government for enhancing the diesel price by Rs.5
per liter and capping the subsidized supply of cooking gas to six cylinders per
year, YSR Congress has demanded full roll back of the increase announced by the

a press release issued in Hyderabad on Thursday, party honourary president Smt.
Y.S.Vijayamma found fault with the Centre and said it is not good for the
government to act like a commercial organization keeping profits and losses in

Government has not taken into consideration the adverse financial implications
the society will have to undergo while taking the decision,” she said.

observed that it is the responsibility of the Government to ensure that the
public would not undergo any financial burden, especially at a time when the
agricultural and industrial sectors are facing the brunt of the severe power

increase in diesel price is tantamount to the increase of prices of various
consumer products and is bound to dampen the spirits of common man. “While the
prices are going up, the people’s purchasing power is not going up,” she said,
warning the Congress government that it would face the wrath of the people in
case the increase is not withdrawn immediately.

asked the state government to bear the burden of diesel and gas price increase
as YSR Government did in the past to help the commoners. 

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