Yashwant Sinha slams government for hike in prices of petrol, diesel

Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi | Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha today slammed the union government for the unprecedented hike in prices of petrol and diesel.

Mr Sinha who has been critical of the government’s economic policies expressed his anguish over the opposition parties for not hitting the streets over the issue.

Expressing his views on Twitter, he wrote, “Petrol, diesel and gas prices are rising and are hitting all-time highs daily. Why are opposition parties not hitting the streets? What are they waiting for?”

In the national capital, petrol was sold at Rs. 79.15 per litre, up from Rs. 78.84 on Sunday.

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