Fuel prices hike: Left Front calls for Tripura shutdown on Monday

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Agartala, June 26 (ANI): The ruling Left Front in Tripura on Saturday called for a 24-hour state wide shutdown on Monday in protest against the Central Government's decision to hike fuel prices.

In a press statement, the Left Front said that the shutdown was called by the Left Front committee, Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) and other organizations.

Left Front also described the decision as "anti-people and a cruel attack on people" and warned that it would lead to further inflation.

Meanwhile, Tripura's Food and Civil Supplies Minister Manik Dey said that the Central government's decision would affect the country's economy. (ANI)

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