Homemakers in Bicholim and Satari protest cyclinder price hike

Sanquelim MLA Pramod Sawant called upon the people to stand united against the Centre's decision to reduce the quota of cooking cylinders per year and increase the price of essential commodities such as kerosene.

He was addressing the public after a morcha of women from Bicholim and Satari talukas protested the Centre's decision to reduce the quota of cooking gas cylinders and effecting the hike in prices on Friday at Shivaji Maidan, Bicholim.

The morcha of over 1200 homemakers from Bicholim and Satari talukas shouted anti-Congress party slogans through the streets of Bicholim and accused the government of taking decisions against the interest of the people.

Others present included Manohar Shirodkar, BMC deputy chairperson Narayan Betkikar, councilor Ajit Birje. [TOI]