The main opposition in Bangladesh is protesting against the rise in the fuel price. They demonstrated against the rise in Dhaka on Tuesday and has planned for a countrywide protest on Thursday.The opposition are planning to call a hartal after discussing the issue with other parties. The General Secretary of the main opposition party Bangladesh Awami League, M A Jalil said in a press conference that although the price has not been raised internationally , Bangladesh government , by raising the price locally , has brought in adverse effects on different sectors.
The State Minister of Petroleum Resources , A K M Musharraf Hussain said that by raising the Petroleum price the government has helped recover some losses.He also said that it would have no effect on agriculture. He , however, added that if the process for price rise was different , it would have been better .
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