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Third fuel price increase in less than a month leaves Twitter fuming

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The third fuel price increase in less than a month leaves Twitter fuming.

During the last 15 days in Pakistan, petrol price has increased by Rs 84 per litre while Diesel price has increased by Rs 115 per litre.

The price of petrol in the country is now set at Rs233.89 per litre, diesel will be Rs263.31, kerosene oil will be sold for Rs211.43, and the price of light diesel oil will be Rs207.47.

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Twitterati expressed anger over the government’s decision to increase the petroleum product prices. 

Reactions came from PTI’s official Twitter handle and also from PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry.

Fawad Chaudhry taking to Twitter following the fuel price increment, announced that his party had rejected the hike in petroleum products.

Meanwhile, PM Shehbaz shifted the blame on PTI for petrol price hikes.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday defended the decision saying that the government was “left with no choice because of those who struck the worst ever deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Following an increase in fuel prices last night, keyboard warriors went busy not just criticizing the government but also sharing the memes related to the situation.

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.