Delhi Congress holds protest against rising fuel prices

The protesters took out a march from the Delhi Congress office but were stopped by police before the BJP headquarters on DDU Marg

Delhi Congress holds protest against rising fuel prices

The Indian Youth Congress activists stage a protest outside the Petroleum Ministry against the rising prices of petrol, diesel and LPG gas cylinders in New Delhi on Tuesday. Tribune Photo: Manas Ranjan Bhui

New Delhi, March 2

Delhi Congress leaders and workers on Tuesday staged a protest near the BJP headquarters here against the rising petrol, diesel and cooking gas prices.

The protesters, raising slogans against the BJP-led central government, took out a march from the Delhi Congress office but were stopped by police before the BJP headquarters on DDU Marg.

The Indian Youth Congress activists stage a protest outside the Petroleum Ministry against the rising prices of petrol, diesel and LPG gas cylinders in New Delhi on Tuesday. Tribune Photo: Manas Ranjan Bhui

Delhi Congress vice presidents Abhishek Dutt, Shivani Chopra, Jaikishan, Mudit Agarwal and Ali Mehndi, along with Mahila Congress president Amrita Dhawan and other leaders, were leading the protest.

The party leaders demanded that the BJP government should provide immediate relief to people from the rising prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas.

The Indian Youth Congress activists stage a protest outside the Petroleum Ministry against the rising prices of petrol, diesel and LPG gas cylinders in New Delhi on Tuesday. Tribune Photo: Manas Ranjan Bhui

No one was detained by police during the protest, Delhi Congress leader Parvez said. PTI

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