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Congress in Goa to hold protests at block level against fuel price hike

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Panaji: Goa Pradesh Congress Committee has decided to Continue with its protest to pressurise Government at Centre to Roll Back extortion by Modi Government by way of unprecedented hike in prices of Petrol & Diesel said Girish Chodankar.

He said BJP Government imposing Excise Duty of 820% on Diesel and 258% on Petrol . The local BJP Government has levied VAT of 25% on Petrol and 22% on Diesel in Goa.

In India, Petrol & Diesel is most expensive when same is sold in our neighbourhood countries at much cheaper rate. Chodankar quoted the prices in Pakistan Rs. 45.06, Sri Lanka Rs. 55.57 while in Nepal the price is Rs. 59.93 but in India Petrol rate is over Rs. 80 per litre.

Congress protests to start from today, Wednesday 30th June 2020 with Block/Taluka level protests by Valpoi Block Congress at Valpoi and Sanguem Block Congress Committee at Sanguem informed Chodankar. He said it is our duty to raise people’s issues when common man is burdened by the faulty policies of Modi Government.

He also said protest on electricity bills hike will also continue Talukawise.

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