After the latest round of fuel price hikes by oil marketing firms, petrol and diesel prices across the country have skyrocketed, having significant impact on individuals and the economy as a whole.
Have a close look at the video below:
The video was shared by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor as he tweets:
Rare footage from 1973 of an opposition protest when petrol prices were raised by seven Paise. Atal Bihari Vajpayee arrived in Parliament on a bullock cart (which would not be possible today with the new security restrictions on vehicle entry into the complex!) pic.twitter.com/1hd97kgoMG— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) July 3, 2021
Here's what the netizens have to say:
While the twitterati express diverse opinions:
How well do you co-relate this yesteryear's incident with the present scenario? Let us know in the comments below.