Bathinda: Ex-councillor ‘loots’ petrol in protest

Bathinda: Ex-councillor ‘loots’ petrol in protest

Ex-councillor Vijay Kumar dresses as dacoit to protest LPG and fuel price hike in Bathinda. Pawan Sharma

Bathinda, February 28

In a unique protest against the skyrocketing prices of fuel, SAD former councillor Vijay Kumar posed as a dacoit and looted petrol from a filling station here in the Parasram Nagar area on Sunday. Donning an apron carrying a picture of gas cylinder, he raised slogans against the Centre and state government, criticising them for the increased prices of commodities.

“If fuel prices keep increasing like this, people would be forced to walk to carry out daily activities. The day won’t be far, when miscreants will start stealing petrol from vehicles,” he said. — TNS

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