Congress staff confirmed black flags to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Mumbai on Sunday to protest towards the 2021-22 Union Funds and the rising gas costs.
Nevertheless, the police stopped the protesters from reaching close to the venue of her go to right here, a police official mentioned.
Because the Union minister reached Yogi Sabha Grah within the Dadar space for an interplay within the backdrop of the Union Funds offered by her final week, round 400 to 500 Congress staff began shouting slogans towards her, the official mentioned.
Additionally they raised slogans in reward of their get together chief Rahul Gandhi.
The protesters had began assembling exterior the Dadar railway station since early morning, the official mentioned.
They shouted slogans towards the Union Funds and the rising costs of important commodities like petrol, diesel, cooking gasoline cylinders in addition to railway fares.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone 4) Vijay Patil mentioned, “The protest came about peacefully. No untoward incident was reported. Nobody has been detained and no FIR has been registered.”
Mumbai Mahila Congress normal secretary (administration) Sana Qureshi claimed that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the people and the poor individuals are going through job losses.
“Now, the rising costs of important commodities will break the again of the frequent man. The price range has not provided any aid to the frequent man,” she mentioned.
Therefore, the Congress staff staged a protest towards the rising costs of petrol, diesel and LPG, she added.
One other get together functionary mentioned they aren’t pleased with the Union Funds, therefore they confirmed black flags to the Union finance minister.