The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) took out a cycle rally in Dimapur town from 9.30 am to 10.30 am on Sunday on the sixth day of its protest against the unprecedented price hike in fuel and other essential commodities.
The Pradesh Congress Committee office bearers, Dimapur Congress Committee, Nagaland NSUI and All India Professionals’ Congress and NPCC minority department, led by NPCC president K Therie, took part in the rally.
Keeping in view the Covid-19 lockdown guidelines, 12 cyclists took part in the rally with Therie seated in a cycle rickshaw followed by other volunteers on foot in a symbolic show of protest.
The rally was taken out from Dimapur Congress Committee (DCC) office to City Tower area and culminated in the DCC office.
In Kohima, Kohima District Congress Committee and its frontal organsiations, together with PCC office bearers, continued its mass signature campaign against the price hike at all retail fuel stations across the capital town on the day.
Similar signature campaigns were conducted at Mokokchung and Tuensang by respective district Congress committees, which generated immense response from the public. The signature campaigns will continue till July 15.
The PCC expressed appreciation and gratitude to the Nagaland Voluntary Consumers’ Organisation for extending support to its ongoing agitation against rise in prices of essential commodities and fuel.
The State Congress appealed to all civil society organisations and NGOs to come together and voice their protest against the prevailing unprecedented price hike that is making the life of common people miserable on all counts.