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Withdraw support to prove you are pro-people: BJP

BJP on Sunday said if Manmohan Singh rolls back the hike under pressure, the party`s assessment of him being the weakest PM will become true.



Rampur: Amid UPA`s ally Trinamool
Congress` veiled threat to pull out of the government over
recent petrol price hike, BJP on Sunday said if Manmohan Singh
rolls back the hike under pressure, the party`s assessment of
him being the weakest Prime Minister will become true.

"The BJP`s assessment of Manmohan Singh being the weakest
Prime Minister will come true if he rolls back the hike in
petrol prices," BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said.

He said since the UPA government appeared to be unfazed
to criticism by allies on the matter which would burn holes in
consumers` pockets, "it is high time they should withdraw
support (to the UPA) to prove they are pro-people".

On allegations levelled by an IPS officer about
corruption in the fire department in Uttar Pradesh, Naqvi said
"instead of looking into this, he has been sent to a trauma
centre."

Political pressure to roll back the latest fuel price
hike is mounting, including from within the ruling UPA
coalition, with the Trinamool Congress holding out a veiled
threat to pull out of the coalition if the measure was not
rolled back.

PTI

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