Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Prakash Karat condemned the abrupt hike in diesel price.
Bus and minibus operators in West Bengal on Friday threatened to go on an indefinite strike if fares were not immediately raised.
The Congress-led UDF Govt as well as CPI(M)-led LDF opposition combine in Kerala on Friday criticised the diesel price hike announced by the Centre.
CPI-M General Secretary Prakash Karat on Friday slammed the Centre for hiking the price of diesel and restricting supply of cooking gas.
The CPI termed as "disastrous" the decision to hike diesel prices by Rs five per litre and restrict supply of subsidised cooking gas to six cylinders per household.
Allies and opposition parties on Thursday night attacked the Government over the hike in diesel prices.
Congress said it was not in favour of hike in diesel price to such an extent because it hurts the farmers and the common man.
Shiromani Akali Dal criticised the steep hike in the price of diesel and LPG by terming it as deliberate punishment being meted out to the citizens.
Trinamool Congress opposed the hike in diesel price saying it was not consulted on the step and demanded its rollback.
The Delhi government will analyse the effect of recent hike in diesel prices and review it in two months, Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit said here Monday.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon