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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.

June 29, 2020 / 06:28 PM IST
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)
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