Political parties call for bandh against price hike

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Ranchi, Jun 6 (UNI) Various political parties have strongly protested the price hike of petroleum products with the CPI(ML) calling a statewide bandh tomorrow.

Besides, the Jharkhand BJP had called for a statewide bandh on June ten.

CPI(ML) state secretary Shubhendu Sen today said sufferings of the common people would be compounded following the recent price hike.

'' People are in a soup now because prices of the essentials are skyrocketing everyday, '' Mr Sen said.

BJP spokesperson Biranchi Narain said emergency services would remain uneffected during the bandh.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Madhu Koda was having hectic parlayes with senior Ministers and officials to find out ways to lower sales tax on the petro products in the state.

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