The DYCSH workers assembled at IT Road in Kangpokpi town and took out a rally, raising slogans against the fuel price hike, along the Imphal-Tamenglong Road.
The BJP government at the Centre and the taxpayers of this country continue to pay the prices for the financial mismanagement of UPA, BJP spokessperson Wilubou Newmai said.
The recent media war between the ruling government and opposition party of Manipur state over alleged misstatement of the chief minister is unfortunate, stated Yang Raphei Conference
The BJP government has raised the fuel prices adding hardship to the people who have been suffering enough during the pandemic, NSUI Manipur state convenor Bankimchandra Meitei said.
According to the NPF, the increase in tax on petrol and diesel is a "frontal assault" on the right of the people to food and shelter.
The new rates of fuel will be effective from midnight of November 11.
"Despite the price of crude oil per barrel decreasing to 34.63 US dollars, the increase in price of petrol and diesel consecutively for 19 days has added more woes to the poor farmers of the country."