Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Emir Sirajul Haq has announced to hold countrywide protests and demonstrations against the skyrocketing inflation.
“Jamaat-e-Islami has decided to hold a week of a nationwide protest, starting from tomorrow. protests will be staged in all small and big cities against the brutal increase in petrol and diesel, electricity, ghee, gas prices, and deadly inflation, JI chief made the announcement on Twitter on Saturday.
جماعت اسلامی نے کل سے ملک بھر میں ہفتہ احتجاج منانے کا فیصلہ کیا ہے۔ تمام چھوٹے بڑے شہروں میں پیٹرول و ڈیزل، بجلی، گھی، گیس کی قیمتوں میں ظالمانہ اضافے اور جان لیوا مہنگائی کے خلاف احتجاج کیا جائے گا
— Siraj ul Haq (@SirajOfficial) October 16, 2021
Meanwhile, #JIRejects_FuelPrices is being trended on social media on Saturday after the country saw a record increase in the prices of petroleum products.
— Jamaat-e-Islami (@JIPOfficial) October 16, 2021
— Jamshaid Munir Sandhu (@JamshaidMsandhu) October 16, 2021
پیٹرولیم مصنوعات کی قیمتوں میں اضافہ مسترد کرتے ہیں
— Jahanzaib Sheikh (@Sheikh86655273) October 16, 2021
— Islam Muntazer (@islam4v) October 16, 2021
This life is strange drama. There was a time when @ImranKhanPTI
along with his workers were holding demo against price hike when he was in opposition, but now Imran is on the throne & masses are in shock due to unprecedented price hike
Let's join !!!#JIRejects_FuelPrices pic.twitter.com/5TDe60Dnc7
— نور (@TalatNour) October 16, 2021
Puppet Government have no any policy for mass relief but everyday government want how to difficult life of Hamans .#JIRejects_FuelPrices
— Jalal Ahmad (@Jalal22233) October 16, 2021
It was earlier in the day when the federal government announced a record hike in the prices of petroleum products.
According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Finance today, the price of petrol has been increased by Rs10.49 per litre, High-Speed Diesel by Rs12.44 rupees, Kerosene Oil by Rs10.95 rupees, and Light Diesel Oil by Rs8.84 per litre