Social activist of Vadodara uniquely protest against rising fuel prices
In guise of Baba Ramdev he cycled with a can of oil and a bottle of gas on city road
The rising fuel prices badly disturbed the budget of people who are already fighting with deadly Corona virus. Congress and other parties are raising their protest against this and demand roll back of the rates.
A social activist in Vadodara Atul Gamechi raised his protest against the fuel prices in a unique way. In the guise of Baba Ramdev he cycled on the issue of rising petrol-diesel prices with a can of oil and a bottle of gas on city road.
It is noteworthy here that with the continuous rise in petrol-diesel prices, all the necessities of life have become expensive and the budget of housewives get affected. In such situation the conscious citizen has approached the Prime minister and the Chief Minister through the Vadodara District Collector to bring control over the prices of essential commodities.
Inflation is having an impact on most commodities as petrol and diesel prices continue to skyrocket. It is the turn of citizens to bear the economic burden of this situation. Among them, the economic situation of the middle class has become dire. In the Corona period, the disrupted trade has made the citizens helpless. The prices of cooking gas cylinders have also risen alarmingly. At present, a bottle of cooking gas has reached Rs 850. The prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas bottles have not come down yet. On the other hand, the prices of cottonseed and groundnut oil have also doubled.
Earlier, yoga guru Baba Ramdev had said that if they come to power, they will give petrol and diesel at Rs 40 a liter and cooking gas at Rs 400. Taking a pinch on it Atul Gamechi set out on bicycle in the guise of yoga guru Baba Ramdev with a poster, a can of oil and a bottle of cooking gas. He started cycling from Gandhinagar Gruh to Bhagat Singh Chowk and reached the Collectorate.
He approached the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister through the District Collector to control the prices of petrol and diesel, cooking gas, cottonseed oil, peanut oil and other necessities of life as well as to give relief in VAT and cess on petrol-diesel.