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Now DMDK calls protest against petrol price

Slamming the Centre and the Tamil Nadu Government over petrol price, actor Vijayakant-led DMDK, the principal opposition in the state assembly, will stage a demonstration at Tiruchirappalli on June 1.



Chennai: Slamming the Centre and the Tamil Nadu Government over petrol price, actor Vijayakant-led DMDK, the principal opposition in the state assembly, will stage a demonstration at Tiruchirappalli on June 1.
In a statement here, Vijayakant said neither the Centre nor state government was willing to decrease various taxes imposed on petrol and said last week`s hike of Rs 7.50 would further burden the people who are "already suffering from hike of milk, bus fares and power tariff" imposed by state government.

In a statement here, he announced he would lead the protest against the "attitude of Centre and state government," regarding petrol pricing.

Ruling AIADMK has called for a protest on May 29 while the DMK the next day against the petrol price hike.

PTI

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