After snapping ties with UPA II, West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee is all set to take forward her opposition against Centre's decisions to hike diesel price, restrict subsidised LPG cylinders and allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, by leading a demonstration at Delhi's Jantar Mantar October 1.
"On October 1, we, on behalf of the All India Trinamool Congress, will be organising a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. We will highlight these issues and request the central government to withdraw its anti-people decisions," Banerjee said in a post on Facebook.
"Let us fight the battle boldly and unitedly. In a democracy, people are supreme. Our voice is the voice of the people. We must raise our voice, so that the government is forced to reconsider," she added.
According to TMC leaders, the demonstration was supposed to take place tomorrow, but it has been rescheduled on October 1 to ensure Banerjee's presence. All TMC MPs will also take part in protest at Jantar Mantar.