Priyanka Gandhi slams Centre on fuel prices, says 'Modi govt's pitch is full of high inflation'

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NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary

Priyanka Gandhi

Vadra on Thursday slammed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led


over the hike in prices of fuel and gas.
Taking to Twitter, the Congress leader commented that the


government's pitch is full of high inflation for the common people.
"In the last three months, the price of domestic gas cylinders have increased by Rs 200. Petrol and diesel have already moved towards hitting a century. The pitch of the Modi government, who is batting for his billionaire friends at both ends of the economy, is full of high inflation for the common people," Gandhi tweeted (roughly translated from Hindi).

पिछले तीन महीने में घरेलू गैस सिलेंडर पर 200 रुपए बढ़े।पेट्रोल डीजल शतक मारने की तरफ बढ़ ही चुके हैं।अर्थव्यव…

— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) 1614227397000

The prices of petrol and diesel have been increasing continuously for more than 10 days and in some states, the price of petrol has even crossed Rs 100 in some states. Opposition parties also held protests in different parts of the country over the rise of prices of diesel and petrol.
Earlier on Sunday, Congress interim President

Sonia Gandhi

wrote a letter to Prime Minister

Narendra Modi

to convey "every citizen's anguish and deep distress regarding the spiralling fuel and gas prices."

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