Staff Reporter

KOCHI: The Janata Dal (U) has appealed to all to join the national-level hartal called by the National Democratic Alliance on May 2 in protest against the failure of the Union and State governments to check spiralling prices.

Both the Union and State governments have failed to act against the rising price of essential commodities as well as items such as construction materials and newsprint, JD (U) State general secretary P.J. Kurien said here on Monday.