Bangalore: BJP today alleged that the UPA
government at the Centre is only interested in protecting the
interests of oil marketing companies and not that of common
people who have been hit hard following increase in prices of
"Both Sonia Gandhi (UPA Chairperson) and her son Rahul
Gandhi are only interested to protect oil marketing companies
and not `aam admi`", BJP president Nitin Gadkari told
reporters after a state BJP legislators’ meeting here.
Gadkari said the government had failed to contain prices
of essential commodities and inflation has touched 13 per
cent. The UPA government had become "insensitive" to the issue
of price rise, he said.
The party had chalked out strategy for a nation-wide
strike call tomorrow against the Central government’s
"failure" to control price rise, he said.