Hoshiarpur/Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: The opposition parties of Punjab have issued traditional statements against the Punjab Government for increasing the taxes in Punjab which have impacted the prices of various commodities. The prices of Petrol and Diesel were increased by Re. 1 each.
President of District Congress Committee, MLA Sunder Sham Arora in a press release rendered the Punjab Government as anti-people and the Government of taxes. He also said that the BJP, the coalition partner of the Government have not been speaking against the wrong decisions of the Punjab Government.
Aam Aadmi Party also issued a press release in which the AAP leaders stated that the Punjab Government have made a plan of burying the people of Punjab alive by increasing the taxes in the state. AAP leaders Advocate Naveen Jairath and Yamini Gomar said blocking roads for protesting against the Punjab Government is not enough, the people should protest infront of the leaders of ruling party.
On the other hand, the Kisan Sabha burnt the effigy of Punjab Government at Mahilpur. Farmer leader Gurmit Singh said that the Union and the Punjab Government have been working for the benefit of corporates.