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AASU stages protest against fuel price hike in Assam

Guwahati, October 22: The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) staged a "satyagraha" across the state on Friday in protest against the rising prices of petrol, diesel, LPG and essential commodities.Holding banners, placards and cut-outs of LPG cylinders, members of AASU raised slogans, seeking measures to arrest the spiralling prices of essential goods.AASU chief adviser Dr Samujjal Bhattacharjee, during the protest outside the organisation's headquarters in Guwahati, told reporters, "Both Assam and central governments have completely failed to control price rise."There is a food, civil supplies and consumer affairs department, which...