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Disruptions return? Opposition walks out over fuel price hike

Members of the Congress, Trinamool Congress, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), and Left parties raised slogans against the move

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Opposition members in the Rajya Sabha protest over fuel price rise, on Tuesday. Photo: SANSAD TV/PTI

Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
Hours after the government announced a rise in petrol, diesel, and cooking gas, most opposition parties walked out of the Lok Sabha and disrupted Rajya Sabha, protesting the announcement. Some, like AAP, were not present in the House.

Members of the Congress, Trinamool Congress, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), and Left parties raised slogans against the move and walked out of the lower house demanding he government roll back the hike after Speaker Om Birla rejected a demand for an adjournment motion (a motion that sets aside all other business to discuss the matter on an urgent basis).

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First Published: Mar 22 2022 | 11:37 PM IST

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