New Delhi: Businessman Robert Vadra, the child in-law of Congress boss Sonia Gandhi, today rode a bike in Delhi to challenge the rising fuel costs and hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he needs to emerge from his “AC vehicles and perceive how individuals are languishing”.
“You (PM) should come out from AC vehicles and perceive how individuals are enduring and maybe then you would lessen fuel costs,” Mr Vadra, 52, told news office ANI.
“Everything he does is fault others (past governments) for everything and proceed onward,” Mr Vadra, who is Congress pioneer Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s better half, added.
Photographs of Mr Vadra, in a suit and protective cap, riding his bike from the city’s Khan Market territory to his office with two others following him on cycles, were shared by ANI on Twitter. Cops were additionally found in the photos controlling the traffic.
Mr Vadra’s brother by marriage and Congress pioneer Rahul Gandhi likewise has been hammering the public authority for the climb in fuel costs.
“At the point when you see the quick meter while filling fuel in your vehicle at the petroleum siphon, do recall that the unrefined petroleum rates have not increased however fallen,” Mr Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi today.
“Petroleum is at ₹ 100 a liter. The Modi government is accomplishing the extraordinary work of discharging your pockets and filling the pockets of its companions,” Mr Gandhi tweeted.
Madhya Pradesh Congress MLAs PC Sharma, Jitu Patwari and Kunal Chaudhary likewise rode bikes to the state Legislative Assembly in dissent against rising fuel costs.
Subsequent to ascending for 12 sequential days to their record highs, the costs of petroleum and diesel stayed consistent today for the second consecutive day.
The cost of petroleum in Delhi at present stands at ₹ 90.58 per liter while diesel is at ₹ 80.97.
A week ago, petroleum costs penetrated the ₹ 100-mark in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar at ₹ 101.22.