New Delhi (SunstarTV Bureau): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday was seen riding pillion on an electric scooter in Kolkata as the moves been taken amidst rising fuel price in the country.
A video ANI tweeted where with a placard protesting against the petrol price hike hanging around her neck, helmet-clad Banerjee waved at people on both sides of the road during the five-km-long journey from Hazra More to the state secretariat.
— ANI (@ANI) February 25, 2021
According to sources, 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 Rs 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 lay man. She said petroleum products have skyrocketed in the past couple of days.