Last Updated : Jun 29, 2020 06:28 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

In Pics | Hike in fuel prices: Congress workers hold protests across the country

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has criticised the BJP government at the Centre for raising fuel prices.

Fuel prices have substantially increased recently in India. Congress leaders staged protest across the country against hike in fuel prices. Opposition party raised slogans against the BJP-led government amid the rising prices of petrol and diesel. According to a price notification of state oil marketing companies, petrol price was increased by 5 paise per litre and diesel 13 paise a litre. (Image: News18/ Nasib Singh)

As fuel prices have witnessed a substantial increase in the past one month, Congress workers leaders on staged protests across the country and demanded immediate rollback of the hike. Here's a look at how the party workers expressed their angst (Image: News18/ Nasib Singh)

The protests were held in many places like Delhi, Chandigarh, and Ahmedabad. (Image: News18/ Chaman)

The protests were held in Delhi, Chandigarh, and Ahmedabad. (Image: News18/ Chaman)

Supporters of Congress party participate in a protest against fuel price hike in Ahmadabad, India, June 29. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

Supporters of Congress party participate in a protest against fuel price hike in Ahmadabad. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

Congress party workers seen protesting fuel price hike in Delhi. In Delhi, a litre of petrol now comes for Rs 80.43 per litre as compared to Rs 80.38 earlier. Diesel rates have been increased to Rs 80.53 per litre from Rs 80.40. (Image: News18/ Nasib Singh)

Congress party workers seen protesting fuel price hike in Delhi. In Delhi, a litre of petrol now comes for Rs 80.43 per litre as compared to Rs 80.38 earlier. Diesel rates have been increased to Rs 80.53 per litre from Rs 80.40. (Image: News18/ Nasib Singh)

The Congress party protested in Chandigarh, Punjab against incessant fuel price hike across the country and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government to rollback the prices. (Image: News18/ Chaman)

The Congress party protested in Chandigarh, Punjab against incessant fuel price hike across the country and urged the Modi-led government to rollback the prices. (Image: News18/ Chaman)

A supporter of Congress party is detained by police during a protest against fuel price hike in Ahmadabad, India, June 29. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

A supporter of Congress party is detained by police during a protest against fuel price hike in Ahmadabad. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee President Anil Kumar protesting at the petrol pump near IP College against the hike in fuel prices by the Central and Delhi Government. (Image: News18/ Nasib Singh)

Congress workers protesting at the petrol pump near IP College against the hike in fuel prices by the Central and Delhi Government. (Image: News18/ Nasib Singh)

The Indian Youth Congress also protested against the unregulated hike in the prices of petrol and diesel. (Image: News18/ Chaman)

The Indian Youth Congress also protested against the unregulated hike in the prices of petrol and diesel. (Image: News18/ Chaman)

Congress party workers seen protesting fuel price hike in Chandigarh, Punjab. (Image: News18/ Chaman)

Congress party workers seen protesting fuel price hike in Chandigarh, Punjab. (Image: News18/ Chaman)

A car is carried on a bullock cart during a protest against fuel price hike by Congress party in Ahmadabad, India, June 29. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

A car is carried on a bullock cart during a protest by Congress party in Ahmadabad, June 29, against fuel price hike. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

First Published on Jun 29, 2020 06:16 pm
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