Paralakhemundi : All India Democratic Women’s Committee and Leftist parties demanding to reduce the increased prices of petrol, diesel, cooking gas, control the price of daily use items from 6 am to 7 pm today Odisha bandh was called for 6 hours for an hour.
This 6-hour Odisha bandh had partial effect in Parala city. While buses and passenger vehicles are closed, other shops are seen to be almost open. Leftist parties united and raised various slogans against central government and demanded to immediately control and reduce the rising prices of petrol, diesel, jaleni gas etc.
Similarly, the effect of Odisha port was partially defined in various places of the district. They have informed that the livelihood of the common people has been severely affected due to the Corona pandemic.
Crores of people are living in starvation and half salary with losing their jobs. In the last 100 years, the people of the world had not faced such an epidemic. In such extreme disaster of people, the duty of government is to be sensitive and stand by the public with all help.
But instead, the government is busy looting the helpless people by taking this pandemic as an opportunity. Petrol, diesel prices have crossed 100 rupees in the last 6 months by increasing 56 times, cooking gas price has reached 861 rupees, its subsidy has been reduced from 164 rupees to just 23 rupees.
This also doesn’t come into people’s account. The Ujjala scheme of that has been closed. The price of daily things like medicines, pulses, eating oil, potatoes, onions, study materials, clothes has skyrocketed.
While people are troubling to save their lives, the government has said that this kind of work is a joke to the people of the country. Today’s program is in Kashinagar, Rayagarh, Khajuripada, R of districts except Paralakhemundi.
It is informed that the bandh has been observed in Udaygiri, Chandragiri, Labarasingh etc. CPI (M) district secretary Dandapani Rait, Jena Subash Rao, K. Minarao, Simendra Sabar, Rout Chandra Sekhar Deo, Narasingh Mal Bisoyi, D. Venkatrao, Palaka Trinath, Ismail Sabar, Gokul Dalbehera, Surendra Malik, Trinath Rait, Sunam Mandal, Pitra Sabar, Suku Gamang, Kaulash Karnarit, Mohit Mishal were present in different places and took leadership.