Petrol price hike sparks ignition
The two major political parties, both BJD and BJP, have opposed the hike and threatened to organise state wide agitations unless the price was rolled back. The youth wing of the ruling BJD today held demonstration in front of the Governor`s House in the city to protest hike in petrol price. The workers of the BJD youth wing congregated at the Raj Bhawan in a motorbike rally. Youth BJD state president Sanjaya Das Verma, two MLAs namely Badal Mohanty and Samir Dash gave anti-UPA slogans and criticised the anti-commonman policies of the Centre.