Mamata Banerjee rides electric scooter to protest against rising fuel prices

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NEW DELHI:

West Bengal

chief minister

Mamata Banerjee

was seen riding pillion on an electric scooter in Kolkata on Thursday. The move comes amidst rising fuel prices in the country.

#WATCH | West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee travels on an electric scooter in Kolkata as a mark of protest… https://t.co/m5l42EqJtd

— ANI (@ANI) 1614234102000

The

petrol prices

in some states have crossed the Rs 100 mark. Amidst this rise in prices, poll-bound West Bengal has offered a

VAT

cut of Re 1 on petrol and diesel and now the state's chief minister offered an alternative mode of transport to people.
Banerjee reached Nabanna on the electric scooter and blamed the Modi government for putting such excessive pressure on the common man. She said petroleum products have skyrocketed in the past couple of days.

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