Party’s city unit stages dharna at the MRO office, Sitammadhara

CPI city unit on Monday staged a dharna at the MRO office at Sitammadhara demanding that the price of onion and tomato in the open market be contained.

Accusing the government of failure in controlling prices, city secretary J. V. Prabhakar said that in the open market prices ranged from Rs.60 to Rs.80 a kg.

Demand

He demanded that in view of the festival ahead onion and tomato be sold at Rs.20 a kg through public distribution system.

He also demanded that the families hit by the recent cyclone and rain be provided 25 kg of rice and dal, and it should be extended to construction and fish workers. Party city assistant secretary M. Paidiraju and A. P. Mahila Samakhya district secretary A. Vimala participated.

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