Rahul Gandhi rides his bicycle to Parliament to protest the fuel price increase
3rd Aug, 2021
Rahul Gandhi, the Congress leader, rode his bicycle to Parliament on Tuesday to protest the rise in fuel prices, particularly petrol, which has surpassed Rs 100 per litre in some parts of the country.Earlier, in a show of unity, 15 opposition parties attended Gandhi's breakfast meeting at the Constitution Club. During the meeting, Gandhi stated, "In my opinion, the most important thing is that we unite this force." The more this people's voice is united, the more powerful it will become, making it more difficult for the BJP-RSS to suppress.
They also discussed the current political situation in the aftermath of the Pegasus snooping project's disclosure.Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Shiv Sena, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Samajwadi Party, CPI-M, CPI, IUML, RSP, KCM, JMM, National Conference (NC), Trinamool Congress, DMK, and LJD were among the parties present.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party, on the other hand, did not attend the meeting.
Following the meeting, Gandhi tweeted,"One priority - our country, our people."The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party, on the other hand, did not attend the meeting.
Following the meeting, Gandhi tweeted, "One priority - our country, our people."
The opposition has demanded a debate on the Pegasus snooping scandal, but the government has stated that only clarification can be sought following the IT Minister's statement. Pralhad Joshi, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, has called it a "non-issue.