Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party today demonstrated against the prices of petrol and diesel. Angry protesters burnt an effigy of the Bharatiya Janata Party government and raised anti-government slogans. He said that the government is responsible for inflation and since last few years people are facing rising prices for gas, petrol and diesel.
The Panthers Party started its protest from the Jammu Press Club and tried its best to take it towards the Civil Sector. During this, he had a clash with the police. At the same time, the workers of Panthers Party also raised slogans of Sarkar Murdabad. Talking to the media, former minister Harshdev Singh said that the excise duty was heavy. VAT imposed on the people and CSGST is also being levied along with GST. People are being cheated.
He said that the present government has failed to solve the problems of the people. Harshdev said that the LPG cylinder has become expensive. The government did the work of sprinkling money on the wounds of the people. Singh said that under the rule of BJP, vegetables have become out of reach of the people. Leaders like Rajesh Pargotra, Gagan Pratap Singh, Khajur Singh and Rajeshv Sambyal were present on this occasion.