Moneycontrol Presented by Motilal Oswal
Days hours minutes
Presented by :

Co-Presenting Sponsor :

Capital Trade

Powered by :

Godrej Properties

Associate Sponsors :

Aegon Life
LIC Housing Finance

Co-Presenting Sponsor

Capital Trade

Associate Sponsors

  • Indiabulls
  • Aegon Life
  • LIC Housing Finance
  • DHFL
you are here: HomeNewsPolitics
Sep 13, 2012 10:09 PM IST | Source:

Diesel price hike: Mamata Banerjee says enough is enough

Trinamool Congress, a key constituent of UPA, today opposed the hike in diesel price saying it was not consulted on the step and demanded its rollback.

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, who is a key UPA ally, on Thursday slammed the government over the hike in the diesel price. The West Bengal Chief Minister claimed that she was not consulted on the diesel price hike issue.

"I am shocked by the hike in diesel price, we were not consulted at any stage," said Banerjee.

She added, "We are part and parcel of the UPA…I want to know why the price was hiked without consultation."

Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, the Trinamool Congress chief expressed her anger saying, "The hike is going to affect the farmers and prices of commodities are going to go up."

She said that the matter was quite serious and her party would not tolerate things that affect people, adding that the government must withdraw the hike.

The West Bengal Chief Minister said that she would take up the matter in party meeting, but maintained that she would continue to stay with the UPA.

Follow us on
Available On