Bhopal, Jun 15 (UNI) The JD(U)'s youth wing would observe 'Black Day' and hold demonstrations on June 25 in all district headquarters of Madhya Pradesh to protest against anti-people policies of the Centre and the state government.
Talking to newspersons here, JD-U (Y) National President Govind Yadav said people were facing unprecedented price rise for the first time since independence due to anti-people policies of the Centre.
Demanding immediate action by the Centre to control inflation, Mr Yadav said the government should resign if it failed to do so.
He alleged that rampant corruption was prevailing in admission procedures and schemes introduced for weaker sections in universities and colleges in the state.
Mr Yadav charged that the government siphoned off about Rs five crore allotted for purchasing books and stationery for ST and SC students in the past two years.
He demanded a stringent law to prevent domestic and foreign industries from entering retail market and urged to ban retail companies running in Bhopal, Indore and other towns in the state.
Mr Yadav said black marketing of essential commodities under the Public Distribution System should be curbed and ration shops should remain open whole month after introducing citizen charter.
He demanded that unemployed youths should be given jobs under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.
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