BJP to hold nation-wide dharnas in protest against price rise

Lucknow: BJP will organise dharnas at all the district headquarters against Centre and Uttar Pradesh government over price rise and fertiliser crisis in the first week of December.

The decision to hold dharnas on December 4 and 5 was taken yesterday by BJP state-unit president Ramapati Ram Tripathi, party spokesman Hriday Narain Dixit said today.

Tripathi alleged that the ruling BSP government was responsible for the ongoing agitation by sugarcane farmers, black marketing of fertiliser.

Senior party leaders including MLAs, MLCs and MPs will also take part in the agitation, Dixit said.

Bureau Report