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Congress to hold protest rallies against price rise, unemployment starting August 17

BY ANI, Aug 11, 2022 12:40 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

Congress party has geared up its attack on the central government on the issue of price rise, GST on some packaged food items and unemployment in the country party and has decided to organise Chaupals across the country.

The party will hold a series of protest rallies in various parts of the country, including agricultural and mandis and retail markets, starting from August 17 till August 23.

The protest rally will end in Delhi's Ramleela Maidan on August 28.

Congress General Secretary and Communication Incharge Jairam Ramesh in a statement said the party's nationwide agitation on August 5 against the current government's what it termed as anti-people policies strongly resonated with the people.

For the record, India's retail inflation has been over the Reserve Bank of India's upper tolerance band of 6 per cent for the sixth consecutive month in a row in June. Retail inflation came in at 7.01 per cent in June.

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