The Uddhav Thackeray led Shiv Sena on Friday morning staged a state-wide protest outside the collector offices against the Centre over the rising petrol and diesel price. Earlier on Thursday Sena leaders stated that bullock-cart and bicycle marches will be taken to the offices of district collectors across the state.
On Friday morning hundreds of Shiv Sainik has gathered outside railway stations and collector offices across Maharashtra and Mumbai.
Under the leadership of Shiv Sena MLA and Minister of Transport of the state Anil Parab Shivsainik reached Bandra collector officer and gave a memorandum to the suburban collector.
Besides Parab, corporator Shekhar Waingankar, Malad Parbhari, and Kiran Koli were also seen protesting outside the Kandivli railway station.
Meanwhile, the prices of petrol and diesel peaked to new highs in the country as rates were increased by the most in recent times. A litre of petrol now costs Rs 93.49 in Mumbai while diesel is retailing at Rs 83.99 a litre, 32 paise more than on Thursday’s s rate.