Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Sunday lashed out at SAD-BJP government in Punjab for increasing the tax on diesel prices, saying it will put an additional burden on farmers who were in need of relief in the wake of "scanty" rains.
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday criticised the Centre for raising diesel price, saying the party had promised to people to reduce the diesel price before the Lok Sabha elections.
Opening front against the newly- formed NDA government at the Centre for hike in diesel prices, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said people of the country will see "more such things" in the coming days.
The WB government is examining options to mitigate the impact of diesel price deregulation for the ailing transport department that caused an additional hike of Rs 11 per litre for bulk diesel consumers.
Key UPA allies DMK led by M Karunanidhi and Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) are extremely disappointed with the the Congress government’s decision to deregulate diesel price, allowing a hike of 40/50 paise/ litre every month.