Congress to Organise Bharat Bandh Against Fuel ‘Loot’ on September 10

The Congress will sort out an across the nation challenge on September 10 over rising fuel costs, party pioneers declared Thursday and asked other restriction parties and common society gatherings to join the shutdown against the focal government.

Reporting the choice at a public interview, Congress pioneers Ashok Gehlot, Ahmed Patel, Motilal Vora, Mallikarjun Kharge and Randeep Singh Surjewala said the basic man was enduring the worst part of heightening costs of oil, diesel and cooking gas and additionally of other fundamental products.

“The Congress party has concluded that we will give a call for Bharat Bandh on September 10, Monday, keeping in mind the end goal to feature the Rs 11 lakh crore fuel plunder, to request that there ought to be prompt decrease in focal extract obligation and over the top VAT in the states, and that petroleum and diesel be brought inside GST with the goal that the basic man whose financial plan has gone haywire, they are given the imperative help,” Surjewala told columnists.

Gehlot stated, “The Congress will speak to all other resistance gatherings to help the bandh and take an interest in emblematic dharnas outside oil pumps the nation over”.

Patel said Congress pioneers host conversed with the Left gatherings, the Samajwadi Party, the Nationalist Congress Party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal and others, who have stretched out their help to the Congress on the issue.

On Trinamool Congress, he said the gathering has consented to help yet won’t give a call for bandh as they are in government.

“A large portion of the restriction parties have given their agree to help, yet at the same time counsels is going ahead with three or four gatherings. BSP, still we have not counseled. As far TMC is concerned, they have concurred for the unsettling however they won’t give the bandh call,” he said.

Surjewala said on May 16, 2014, when the Congress Party demitted control, universal raw petroleum costs were far higher at around USD 106 for each barrel and oil cost was Rs 71.41 and diesel at Rs 55.49 for every liter.

In examination, he stated, the present worldwide costs of raw petroleum are around 73-77 USD per barrel. In any case, he included, oil is presently at Rs 79.31 and diesel at Rs 71.34, which is “remarkable”.

“Modi Ji has gathered Rs 11 lakh crore in charges… Also, has therefore fleeced the basic individual of this nation. Extract obligation on petroleum since May 2014 has been expanded by 211 for each penny. Extract obligation on diesel since May 2014 has been expanded by 443 for every penny, Surjewala said.

“This is exceptional. However, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi stays mum as costs of petroleum, diesel and cooking gas are consuming a gap in the pocket of basic man,” he said.

He said bringing oil and diesel inside the ambit of GST will decrease their costs by Rs 10-15 a liter.

“The rupee is getting downgraded each day. 10 for each penny is the misfortune in estimation of rupee in most recent one year, it is the most cheapened money in Asia, however neither the head administrator nor the back pastor are stressed over it,” he asserted.

The Congress pioneer said the ‘Bandh’ will be between 9 AM to 2.30-3 PM with the goal that the regular individual isn’t bothered.

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