Hike in petrol, diesel prices draws public’s ire
JI holds protest in Lahore against raise in POL rates: People in Multan reject increase in prices
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JI leader Ahmed Salman Baloch participated in the rally.
During the protest, a symbolic demonstration was staged in which people with their hands and feet tied were thrown before the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
They also flayed the federal ministers for advising people to take less tea and use less petrol.
“I want to tell the people that life will not go on like this now, for this is not a solution to the problem. The solution to all the problems is Jamaat-e-Islami,” he claimed.
“Whether it is New Pakistan or Old Pakistan, every government has thrown the people with their hands and feet tied before the IMF,” he flayed.
It is to be noted here that the government has again raised the price of petrol by Rs24.3 to Rs233.89 per litre—third time in last 18 days. Earlier, the government had twice increased the petrol price each time by Rs30 per litre.
Moreover, the government has also increased the price of diesel by Rs59 to Rs263.31 per litre
Reporters: Faran Yamin, Maida Waheed, Ali Riaz