Nitish opposes petrol price hike

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today opposed the Rs 7.50 hike in the price of petrol and apprehended that the prices of diesel and kerosene would also be hiked after the presidential poll.

In his brief comment, Kumar said "Whenever the Congress has come to power, it has brought waist-breaking price rise and corruption too has increased… Congress has also tried to break the federal structure."

"The prices of diesel and kerosene will further go up soon after the presidential poll," he apprehended. The Congress government had always tried to deal blow to poors, he said adding the price of petrol would also increase inflation and it will add to the people`s misery.