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Huge protest march on Sept 10 against fuel price hike : Ivan DíSouza

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Mangaluru, Sep 07, 2018: Ivan D’Souza, MLC  has informed that nearly 28 organisations will take out a huge protest march  from Hampankatta to the DC office on September 10, Monday to condemn the   hike in fuel prices.

ivan pressmeet.


ivan pressmeet.


ivan pressmeet.


Speaking to reporters here on September 7, Friday, he   said it the fuel prices were skyrocketing  despite  the lower price of crude oil in the international market. He pointed out  that the petrol price was Rs 65 per litre when crude oil price was 108.26 dollar in the  international market in 2014. Contrarily, when the crude price in international market is  65 US dollar now, the price has risen to Rs 81.63 he added.

As an awareness initiative,   meetings will be held at  various places  on September 7 and 8 in the city. The meetings will be held at Bunder, Kudroli Jodupalli, Urva rickshaw stand, Urva store and Urva market on September 7 and at Kudroli Circle, Mahakalipadpu, Valencia, Kankanady Ground and Attavar on September 8, he informed.

Dayanand Kotian, President of Forum for Justice and others were present at the press meet.