“Petrol Price Hike Only Affects Rich People” – BJP’s Asthavaman’s Statement Caused Hilarious Trolls

A statement made by BJP’s Asvathaman about petrol price hike in a discussion that took place in Puthiya Thalaimurai news channel, caused hilarious trolls and jokes in social media platforms. With anchor Karthikeyan hosting the show, DMK’s Rajiv Gandhi, Congress’s Manickam Thyagi, Right wing activist Ramesh Sedhuraman, BJP’s took part in the discussion. A video clip of Asvathaman saying that petrol price hike affects only rich people is doing rounds in social media platforms with comments trolling him.


Petrol has crossed the Rs 100 mark in at least six states as a result of a Rs 4.9 per litre hike in its price since the beginning of May. Petrol costed Rs. 101.76 per litre in Mumbai and it was charged Rs. 96.94 in Chennai. Increasing central and state taxes on petrol and diesel are the key reason for the prices of petrol and diesel being at record highs, even though the price of crude oil is only 3.5 per cent higher than at the beginning of 2020, before the Covid-19 pandemic led to a sharp fall in the demand for crude oil.


Now, while addressing the issue in a discussion that took place in Puthiya Thalaimurai news channel, BJP’s Asvathaman said that the petrol price hike is bearable for an ordinary man. “If we say that petrol price has increased Rs. 20 in the past two, three years, one litre of petrol is enough for an ordinary man for three to four days. So, he is spending Rs.20 extra from his earnings for four days. We should see it that way.” Asvathaman says.

“An ordinary man is not going to fill petrol for large containers as he is not running a factory. I am going to fill petrol in my car or bike. People who belong to Congress party owning luxurious cars such as Audi, BMW and they could feel that they are spending excess money for petrol. We who are using just a car or bike doesn’t get affected with the petrol price hike as we are paying rupees 20 extra for one week or Rs. 100 extra for a month” he added.


“It is a hype you media people do.” he further said and added the current union government is encouraging local farmers to produce oil. He also said that union government is encouraging citizens to buy electric vehicles by increasing petrol cost. watch the video below :

Check out some of the reactions that surfaced in Twitter for this explanation of Asvathaman :



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here



“Don’t Review My Films” – Actress Slammed Famous Movie Portal

Actress Yami Gautam who is known for acting in films such as "Uri : The Surgical Strike", "Bala", " Vicky Donor", on Thursday, slammed...

Followed By Priyanka, This Famous Actor’s Participation In BIGG BOSS Confirmed !!

Followed by Vijay TV anchor Priyanka and Shakeela's daughter Mila, participation of another contestant got almost confirmed. Season five of Kamal Haasan hosting Bigg...

The Most Awaited “Master” Story Leaked ??

"Master" team officially announced that the film's first ever official teaser is going to get released on the special evening of Diwali. The crew...

Modi Congratulated Afghanistan For Their First Test !! : People Presenting Him The Memes Made Of His Fitness Challenge !!

Afghanistan will embark on a new journey in their cricket history when they make their Test debut against a Virat Kohli-less No.1-ranked India in...

TN Govt. Announced All Pass For 9th, 10th & 11th & Increased Retirement Age To 60 !!

On Thursday, Chief minister Edappadi K Pazhaniswamy, at the assembly announced that that retirement age of state government employees has been increased to 60...