Centre least bothered about interest of common man: BSP

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 15:51

Lucknow: Terming hike in petrol prices as
an indication of the "anti-people" approach of the UPA
government, BSP on Tuesday alleged that the Centre is not concerned
about the interest of common man.

"The UPA government is least bothered about the
interest of common man. The steep hike in petrol prices is
indicative of this," BSP national general secretary and
cabinet minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui said while addressing a
gathering here at Jyotiba Phule park in old city.

The BSP is organising a state-wide agitation against
hike in petrol prices and attempts to increase kerosene,
diesel and LPG prices.

During agitations, meetings were held in which the BSP
leaders tried to put the UPA government on the dock for
anti-people policies.

Demanding immediate withdrawal of the petrol price
hike, Siddiqui said the petrol price increase would impact the
prices of all other commodities, making lives of common people
"even more miserable".


First Published: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 15:51
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