Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, July 19: In protest against the unprecedented hike in petrol, diesel and LPG prices, Congress party has launched a mass signature campaign against the inadequacies of the central government by conducting signature drive from customers at fuel stations. In Jamshedpur, Congress teams led by Youth Congress state secretary Rakesh Sahu (at the petrol pump opposite The Bengal Club in Sakchi), party’s OBC Cell district president Surendra Sharma (at Kalimati Road adjacent to Sakchi Gurudwara) and Aparna Guha in Khasmahal, party members collected signatures who came to these fuel pumps to purchase petrol or diesel.
The Congress team members said that the central government was not bothered about the plight of the common man as was evident from the constantly rising fuel prices that were triggering costs of other basic necessities like edible oil, food grains and vegetables. They said that the central government was taking the common man’s silence as submission to their faulty and anti-people decisions in price structures. “It is becoming difficult everyday for the common man to drive a vehicle. They appealed to citizens to attract the centre’s notice on the issue of unprecedented price rise in a joint bid through signature and other campaigns.