Oil price hike: Left parties protest in Punjab

Last Updated: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 16:06

Chandigarh: Left parties Monday staged
demonstrations at their district headquarters across Punjab protesting hike in prices of petrol and other essential commodities during the UPA regime.

Activists of the CPI and the CPI (M) took out rallies
across Punjab.
Leaders of Left parties slammed the UPA government over
its failure to contain inflation in the country.

They also demanded immediate steps to bring down the
prices of essential commodities and sought withdrawal of hike
in petrol prices.
The protest demonstrations remained peaceful with no
untoward incident reported from the state, officials said
here.

PTI



First Published: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 16:06

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