Ravan with a Twist: AAP Burns ‘Evil Price Rise’ Effigies in Delhi

AAP was protesting against what it said was “skyrocketing” inflation and high petrol prices.

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File image of an Indian worker gives final touches to an effigy. Image used for representational purposes.

Protesting against what it said was “skyrocketing” inflation and high petrol prices, AAP workers on Saturday burnt effigies representing the “evils of price rise” to coincide with Dussehra celebrations, the Aam Aadmi Party said.

An AAP statement said such effigies were burnt in all 272 municipal wards in Delhi, as well as in some other states.

This day symbolises the victory of good over evil. The AAP workers burnt the effigy of the evil of price rise to protest against the problem.
AAP Statement

The protest was against all central government policies that result in skyrocketing inflation, including hike in petrol prices, the party said.

The AAP demands that prices of petrol and diesel should be brought down immediately in tune with crude oil prices in the international market so that the benefit is passed on to the common man.

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