BHARAT BANDH: THE NATIONAL CLOSURE IS TO PROTEST AGAINST THE INCREASE IN FUEL PRICES IN THE COUNTRY AND THE DEPRECIATION OF THE RUPEE.
New Delhi: President of Congress, Rahul Gandhi, launched a violent attack on Narendra Modi and his government due to rising fuel prices and other problems. Gandhi, who runs the “Bharat Bandh” or closure of the country, questioned Prime Minister Modi’s silence on fuel prices and the deal with Rafale. 22 opposition parties participate in “Bharat Bandh”, and the price of fuel is the key issue. The ruling party, Aam Aadmi (AAP), which had refused to join the group, also sent its leaders. Leading opposition leaders such as Sharad Pawar, MK Stalin and left-wing leaders supported the group, while Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress decided to stay away. The effect of closure is particularly evident in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala and Bihar. “People know that the government is not involved in the increase in the price of fuel,” said Union Minister Ravi Shankar.
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Rahul Gandhi was joined by his mother Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the Delhi camp in Ramlila. “The (Narendra) Modi government has done a number of things that were not in the interest of the nation, and it’s time to change the government,” Singh said.
During a visit to Prime Minister Modi, Gandhi said the prime minister used to say that what happened in the last four years of his rule has not happened in 70 years. “Hate spreads, one Indian is fighting against the other, the country is divided,” he said.
“Diesel, the increase in the price of gasoline is out of our hands because the production of the oil-producing countries is limited … We are not saying that we can not do anything.” The BJP firmly believes that despite some momentary difficulties, the people of India do not support the protest, “union leader and BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad told a news conference.
The schools and universities are closed today in Bangalore, after Janata Dal Secular, ally of the Congress and leader of Karnataka, said that she would support the one-day event.The Odisha schools are also closed, although the party of Prime Minister Naveen Patnaik refused to support the closure.
The Uber and Ola pilot groups, the Association of automatic drivers and other organizations such as Karnataka Rakshana Vedike, KSRTC and BMTC will also participate in the Bharat Bandh event in Karnataka. Rail and road traffic has been affected in many parts of Bihar. More than a dozen long-distance trains had to stop at the train stations of Patna, Gaya, Bhojpur, Jehanabad, Bhagalpur and Muzaffarpur.
Congress said it had urged party workers not to participate in any violent demonstrations. “I ask all the workers in Congress to free the bandh from violence.” The head of Trinamool in West Bengal expressed support for the problems that were called for the closure, but declared against any form of strike in the state. the supreme party and the prime minister mamata banerjee.
In Tamil Nadu, DMK leader MK Stalin said the center was not doing anything to stop the rupee from falling against the dollar or to control fuel prices. The prices of gasoline and diesel set new records on Sunday.
The price of gasoline increased by 12 lilies per liter and diesel in Rs. On Sunday, a few hours before the end of the opposition, the BJP government in Rajasthan announced tax reductions for gasoline and diesel, which resulted in a price drop of Rs. 2 per liter.
There is great security in Maharashtra, another state controlled by the BJP, where the opposition Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party Sharad Pawar participate in the protest