Young Heroine Trolled The Massive Petrol Price Hike With This Meme !!
- Petrol price hike
The massive hike in the petrol and diesel prices left people of the country devastated with Internet users slamming the union government with trolls and criticisms. On July 3rd, Saturday, Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged across the four metro cities, as per the data released by the Indian Oil Corporation.
In the capital of the nation, petrol prices remained unchanged today after being hiked by 35 paise on Friday to Rs 99.16 per litre, while diesel is retailed at ₹ 89.18 per litre. In Mumbai, petrol is being sold at ₹ 105.24 per litre, while diesel is priced at ₹ 96.72 per litre. Chennai people were forced to buy 1 litre of petrol for Rs. 100.13 and diesel for Rs. 93.72. In June, fuel rates were hiked 16 times, according to data by the state-run oil refiner. Fuel rates vary across the states in India due to value-added tax.
Condemnations from all over the Internet started surfacing in social media platforms. Several group of people were also involved in protesting against the massive petrol/diesel hike. Petrol at 100 rupees per litre in Chennai . Thank you @narendramodi sir. We would like to shower flowers from helicopter on your home for this wonderful achievement. Please share us the procedure to do it.” said a popular Tamil movie reviewer named Prashanth in his tweet whereas Madan Gowri, another youtuber said “Petrol price crossing ₹100 is every Indian’s problem! The biggest question is what is the opposition doing about it?!” through his tweet.
Sashi Tharoor shared a video of how protest were made against Petrol price hike in 1973 and about how it is restricted now with the new security restrictions on vehicle entry into the complex.
Rare footage from 1973 of an opposition protest when petrol prices were raised by seven Paise. Atal Bihari Vajpayee arrived in Parliament on a bullock cart (which would not be possible today with the new security restrictions on vehicle entry into the complex!) pic.twitter.com/1hd97kgoMG— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) July 3, 2021
Check out some of the reactions below :
Petrol at 100 rupees per litre in chennai . Thank you @narendramodi sir. We would like to shower flowers from helicopter on your home for this wonderful achievement. Please share us the procedure to do it.— Prashanth Rangaswamy (@itisprashanth) July 2, 2021
Petrol price crossing ₹100 is every Indian's problem! The biggest question is what is the opposition doing about it?!— Madan Gowri (@madan3) July 2, 2021
Filled petrol at 105₹ per litre today. Cannot imagine how swiggy/zomato/dunzo riders manage. This is so fucked up.— shawarma lover (@proobnoobv) July 2, 2021
Petrol 100 cross not out batsman still going….#ஒன்றியஉயிரினங்கள் pic.twitter.com/V4N0gYV6kx— செங்குளவி (@Sengulavi_off) July 2, 2021
Meanwhile, young actress Athmika who is known for acting in films such as “Meesaya Murukku”, “Naragasooran” uploaded a post in her twitter handle trolling the petrol price hike. The post of her showed a boy presenting his girl a tin of petrol as present before proposing her. By uploading the post, Athmika trolled the union government which forces people to pay excess amount of money to buy petrol.
Check out her post below :
July 2, 2021
The post garnered wide reach among the users of twitter in no time. Check out some of their reactions below :
July 2, 2021
I'm thinking to start a Petrol bunk pic.twitter.com/TkeB30owuT— Ａｌｏｎｅｂｏｙᥫ᭡ (@ItzVarun_____) July 2, 2021
Bakths Now😂😂 சங்கீஸ்😎 pic.twitter.com/yEnrcdroDR— -ஸ்டீலி.😎 (@siddiq003) July 2, 2021
பேபி மா நீயும் ஆன்டி இந்தியன் தானா 🙌😍— Er.SuNdaR (@ssundar130) July 2, 2021
கண்டிப்பா தைரியம் வேண்டும் ❤️❤️❤️😘😘😘— கமல்நாத் ஏ (@KamalnathE) July 2, 2021