Congress workers protest inflation, joblessness

Congress workers protest inflation, joblessness

Congress workers hold placards during a protest. Ashwani Dhiman

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, August 5

On Friday, both the urban and rural units of the District Congress Committee staged a protest against rising inflation and unemployment in the country.

The district president (Urban), Ashwani Sharma, said on the one hand government is increasing the price of essential commodities by imposing GST while on the other hand unemployment is also at alarming level.

District president (Rural) Karanjit Singh Soni rued that government has imposed GST on eatables.

“It has become impossible for the people to make both ends meet . The government should think about controlling inflation,” said Soni.

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