Mamata Banerjee rides electric scooter to protest against rising fuel prices | India News

NEW DELHI: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was seen riding pillion on an electric scooter in Kolkata on Thursday. The move comes amidst rising fuel prices in the country.

The petrol prices in some states have crossed the Rs 100 mark. Amidst this rise in prices, poll-bound West Bengal has offered a VAT cut of Re 1 on petrol and diesel and now the state’s chief minister offered an alternative mode of transport to people.
Banerjee reached Nabanna on the electric scooter and blamed the Modi government for putting such excessive pressure on the common man. She said petroleum products have skyrocketed in the past couple of days.

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