Mamata lashes out at Modi over price hike

Hitting out at the Centre over hike in domestic gas and fuel prices, TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the BJP-led government of “looting” the common people.

She also accused the Narendra Modi government of engineering communal disturbances to divert people’s attention from issues affecting them such as price rise.

“The Centre is looting the common people by hiking prices of domestic gas, petrol and diesel. To divert attention of the common people, the Narendra Modi government is engineering communal disturbances,” Banerjee claimed while speaking at a party programme at Medinipur College ground here.

Banerjee is on a tour of the western distric.