Mangaluru: MLC Ivan D’Souza, has informed that nearly 28 organisations will take out a huge protest march from Hampankatta to the DC office on September 10,to condemn the hike in fuel prices.
He said that the fuel prices were skyrocketing despite the lower price of crude oil in the international market. He pointed out that the petrol price was Rs 65 per litre when crude oil price was 108.26 dollar in the international market in 2014. Contrarily, when the crude price in international market is 65 US dollar now, the price has risen to Rs 81.63.
Dayanand Kotian, President of Forum for Justice and others were present at the press meet.