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Mamata Banerjee’s E-Scooter Protest against fuel price hike

by Kolkata Today

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee lashes out at Central government after increase of fuel and gas prices. On Thursday, the Gas prices for domestic hiked once again for the third time in the month. In protest of the price hike Mamata Banerjee went to Nabanna in electric scooter. She came back to Kalighat too in electric scooty.


Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee not only protested the rise in prices of petroleum products, but also took the steering wheel of a scooter in her own hands in the fight against the BJP in the polls. In the morning, Mamata went to Nabanna from her house in Kalighat in an electric scooter to protest against the continuous increase in petrol and diesel prices.  Firhad Hakim was in the driver’s seat. But on her way home from Nabanna in the afternoon, the Chief Minister drove the e-scooter by her unaccustomed hand. Although there were staff on both sides and behind him in charge of security.Firhad Hakim  was next to her  Mamata drove the scooter from Nabanna to the middle of the second Hooghly Bridge. Later, Mamata reached the front of the Harish Mukherjee Street and grabbed the handle of the scooter again.

After coming back to Kalighat, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said,”I have protested against the price hike of fuel and lpg. I had been protesting against this since the start. Now the fuel prices has came down in global market still the price is getting higher in India. There is big mystery here. I won’t allow normal people’s money to waste. I will be protesting against this price hike”.

Mamata Banerjee added,”A gas price has now got more than 800 rupees. If this goes on then what will people eat? A family needs two gas a month. If they give 1650 rupees for the gas, then what will they eat? The kerosene oil which people used to get. Central government has withdrawn that amount for the budget. They had put fire in the kitchen of normal people. Everyday their leaders are coming. But they are not giving any reason why the fuel price is increasing. This should stop”.

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