Sun. Mar 3rd, 2024


Chandigarh- Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda on Wednesday mentioned that the state has as soon as once more topped in inflation, unemployment, corruption and crime.

He mentioned the figures launched by the National Statistical Office (NSO) have proven that the folks of the state are constantly getting crushed by the mounting inflation.

Reacting to the report, Hooda mentioned inflation within the state has change into so alarming that it has crossed the very best stage fastened by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), together with all states.

“Today the inflation rate in the state is 6.04 per cent. The inflation rate in rural areas has been estimated at 7.12 per cent. As per the report, the rates of milk, vegetables, fruits and daily needs in the state are the highest in the whole country. It has also become difficult for the poor and middle class to manage kitchen expenses, ” he mentioned.

Hooda mentioned throughout the Congress tenure Haryana used to get low cost petrol and diesel compared to neighbouring states as a result of VAT charges have been the bottom within the state.

“The BJP-JJP government doubled the VAT rates. This has impacted the price of all things, which is being confirmed by the government figures themselves. Ever since the BJP came to power, the prices of almost every commodity, including flour, milk, ghee, mustard oil, pulses, cooking gas, have doubled or more than doubled, while the income of the common man is continuously decreasing, ” he mentioned.

The Leader of Opposition mentioned the federal government had elevated the charges of electrical energy up to now. “Earlier, the government had increased the rates of water and put additional burden on the public, now the government is going to make education expensive, along with everyday needs, ” he identified.

“The government has categorically refused to give funds to the universities. Due to this the universities have started increasing their fees. Hisar-based Chaudhary Charan Singh Agricultural University has increased the fees by 100 to 150 per cent. Education will become very expensive in the coming days, ” he mentioned.

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