New Delhi: Businessman Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, in the present day rode a bicycle in Delhi to protest towards the rising gas costs and hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he has to come back out of his “AC vehicles and see how persons are struggling”.
“You (PM) should come out from AC vehicles and see how persons are struggling and maybe you then would scale back gas costs,” Mr Vadra, 52, advised information company ANI.
“All he does is blame others (earlier governments) for every little thing and transfer on,” Mr Vadra, who’s Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s husband, added.
Photographs of Mr Vadra, in a swimsuit and helmet, using his bicycle from town’s Khan Market space to his workplace with two others following him on cycles, had been shared by ANI on Twitter. Policemen had been additionally seen within the photos controlling the visitors.
Delhi: Robert Vadra rides bicycle from Khan Market to his workplace in protest towards the rising gas costs pic.twitter.com/kNtbDrRKQq
— ANI (@ANI) February 22, 2021
Mr Vadra’s brother-in-law and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi additionally has been slamming the federal government for the hike in gas costs.
“Once you see the fast-paced meter whereas filling gas in your automobile on the petrol pump, do keep in mind that the crude oil charges haven’t risen however fallen,” Mr Gandhi stated in a tweet in Hindi in the present day.
“Petrol is at Rs 100 a litre. The Modi authorities is doing the good work of emptying your pockets and filling the pockets of its mates,” Mr Gandhi tweeted.
Madhya Pradesh Congress MLAs PC Sharma, Jitu Patwari and Kunal Chaudhary additionally rode bicycles to the state Legislative Meeting in protest towards rising gas costs.
After rising for 12 consecutive days to their document highs, the costs of petrol and diesel remained regular in the present day for the second straight day.
The worth of petrol in Delhi at present stands at Rs 90.58 per litre whereas diesel is at Rs 80.97.
Final week, petrol costs breached the Rs 100-mark in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar at Rs 101.22.