Termed as "fire chain" protest, party leaders and workers, a majority of them women, set up brick hearths along the highways in the evening and cooked food on pots fired by logs and twigs.
The BJP staged a protest outside Raj Bhawan against hike in price of LPG and putting a cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders.
Police on Tuesday resorted to use of mild force to disperse BJP activists protesting against the hike in LPG cylinder price and its non-availability in Jammu
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday dubbed the LPG price hike by Rs 11.42 per cylinder as `very bad, very sad`.
Samajwadi Party activists on Saturday set ablaze the effigy of Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas RPN Singh.
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WB government would not collect cess of Rs 16 per LPG cylinder and this would effectively put the burden of hike at Rs 34 and not Rs 50 on consumers in the state.
The TC ahs opposed
increase in the prices of LPG and and other petroleum products
recommended by an expert panel headed by former Planning
Commission member Kirti Parikh.
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