MNM to stage protest against fuel price, property tax hikes in Chennai

The daily hike in the prices of petrol, diesel and LPG has become an added burden on the public who are slowly recovering from the financial impact created by the Covid-19, an MNM release said, adding that it should be strongly opposed.
MNM to stage protest against fuel price, property tax hikes in Chennai
Founder of MNM and actor Kamal Haasan.File

Chennai: Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam on Friday announced that it would hold a Statewide protest demonstration in Chennai on Saturday against fuel price hike and for massive increase in the property tax and continuous cases of sexual assault in Tamil Nadu.

The daily hike in the prices of petrol, diesel and LPG has become an added burden on the public who are slowly recovering from the financial impact created by the Covid-19, an MNM release said, adding that it should be strongly opposed. MNM will be holding a massive demonstration at Valluvar Kottam on Saturday.

The actor’s party said that the State government, on its part, hiked the property tax after promising in its election manifesto that it would not upwardly revise the property tax until the economy recovers from the Covid impact.

“Those who are condemning the petrol and diesel price hike are not opposing the property tax increase. Similarly, those opposing the property tax hike are not uttering a word about the fuel price hikes. MNM is the only party that stands with the common people and condemns both the fuel price and property tax hikes,” it said

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