‘Achhe din lauta do’: Opposition attacks Modi govt over rising petrol, LPG prices  

The Opposition launched a series of attacks on the Modi govt over the increasing prices of petrol and diesel. The fuel prices were raised for the seventh successive day across the country on Feb 15

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The Opposition political parties launched a series of attacks on the Narendra Modi government over the increasing prices of petrol and diesel. The fuel prices were raised for the seventh successive day across the country on February 15.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took aim at the Modi government over the continuous petrol and diesel price and claimed that common people are being looted for the benefit of 'two people'.

"जनता से लूट, सिर्फ़ ‘दो’ का विकास।", Gandhi tweeted in Hindi.

Samajwadi Party leader IP Singh also took a dig at the central government over the rising petrol and diesel prices, saying that the public is demanding from the Centre that please give back 'Ache din'.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) also criticised PM Modi over the rising liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) price. The ruling party in Delhi tweeted a video to take aim at the prime minister.

Meanwhile, petrol and diesel rates across the country were hiked for the seventh consecutive day. The price of petrol in Delhi is close to Rs 89 per litre after the fresh hike of 26 paise. In Mumbai, the price of normal petrol has crossed Rs 95 per litre.

Diesel prices also remain elevated in most cities and districts across the country. In the national capital, diesel is retailing at Rs 79.35 per litre after the latest 29 paise hike today. In Kolkata, the price of diesel has gone up to Rs 82.94, while Mumbaikars will have to pay Rs 86.34 for a litre of diesel from today.

The price of LPG cylinder in Delhi has been increased by Rs 50 per unit.

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