‘Coronavirus Not the Only Rising Curve’: Rahul Slams Modi Govt on Spiking Petrol, Diesel Prices

File photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (PTI)

24 JUNE 2020 Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a swipe at the Modi government over the increase in fuel prices and the mounting COVID-19 cases in the country, saying it has “unlocked” the coronavirus pandemic and petrol-diesel prices.

“The Modi government has ‘unlocked’ the corona pandemic and prices of petrol-diesel,” he said in a tweet in Hindi.

Gandhi also tagged a graph captioned, “coronavirus is not the only rising curve”. The graph showed a steady rise in the daily COVID-19 cases and prices of petrol and diesel after the lockdown.

The Congress has been attacking the BJP-led NDA government for increasing the petrol and diesel prices everyday for the past 18 days after the lockdown restrictions were relaxed.

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