Congress, CPI (M) hold anti-Modi govt protest, ask PM to step down

Congress, CPI (M) hold anti-Modi govt protest, ask PM to step down
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Itifaq Lone

Srinagar: The state unit of Congress party and the left wing Communist Party of India (M) on Monday staged a protest in response to the Bharat Bandh called against the rising fuel prices across India.

Scores of Congress workers led by JKPCC President Ghulam Ahmad Mir this afternoon assembled at Lal Chowk, the commercial hub of this capital city and staged demonstration against the BJP led government, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. Chanting slogans against PM Modi, the protesters blocked Maulana Azad Road causing disruption in the smooth flow of traffic.

“All the promises made by PM Modi have turned out to be a hoax. A common man is facing brunt of anti-people policies of Modi government,” Mir said.

A similar protest was carried out by CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Targami at the Press Enclave here, witnesses said.

“Is the current situation in India the dream that Modi had shown to people of country?” Tarigami asked

“PM Modi has made the lives of common people miserable. It is high time for PM to step down,” he added.