Sushma attacks government in Lok Sabha on price rise

August 3rd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the government on the price rise issue, stating that its policies had hit the people the hardest.
“Everybody in society is lamenting that they are being hit hard by the price rise,” Swaraj said while starting the debate on the issue in the lower house.

“The government has betrayed the common man,” she added.

Swaraj said the taxes on petroleum products in India were higher than anywhere in the world.

The debate will not be followed by a vote.

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