Union Minister Kapil Sibal welcomed BJP leader Arun Shourie`s remarks backing the hike in diesel prices.
No untoward incident was reported so far from across the state and the protest was so far peaceful, police said.
BJP described the hike in diesel prices as a cruel joke and "mortal blow" on the common man and farmers.
Day in Pics: 25th October
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