Shimla, Nov 12
The District Unit of Congress party today staged a Dharana at Deputy Commissioner Shimla under the leader ship of state president Kuldeep Singh Rathore against the sharp increase in the prices of essential commodities under Narendra Kumar Modi Government.
On the national wide call of All India Congress Committee, party state unit held a Dharna at DC Office Shimla after bringing a protest rally from party state office Rajiv Bhavan to DC office here today. .
Party activists including Former Party legislator of Lahaul Spiti Ravi Thakur and other party district office bearers shouted Slogans against Narendra Modi Government and also violated section 144 on the Mall Road.
A memorandum was also submitted to Governor of Himachal Pradesh through Deputy Commissioner Shimla. Addressing the protest meeting Congress state chief Rathore said that Prices of essential commodities including LPG and other petroleum products are skyrocketing as the prices of Patoto, Onion, Oils are beyond the reach of common man.
Rathore blames Modi Government and its wrong economic policy for availability Potato at the prices of Rs 50 per kilogram in the market. Rathore demanded the the intervention of government to provide the essential items at affordable prices.