Violent clashes between police and protesters in Bangladesh, people took to the streets
Bangladesh Fuel Prices Hike: After Sri Lanka, now Bangladesh is also going through the worst phase of economic crisis. Here, angry people have come out on the streets against the historic increase of 50 percent in the price of petrol. Demonstrations are going on in many cities of the country against rising inflation. Meanwhile, a violent clash broke out between the police and protesters in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.
In fact, when the anger of the people of Bangladesh broke out against inflation, the roads there started blazing. As soon as the protesters faced the police there, people lost their cool and started pelting stones. The police also opened a front against the protesters and started firing tear gas shells at the stone pelters. Due to this action of the police, the anger of the protesters got furious and at that time whatever items they found in their hands started throwing towards the police.
Historic hike in petrol diesel prices
After a violent clash between the two sides, Dhaka was briefly held hostage by protesters. In fact, violence erupted in Bangladesh when there was a historic increase in the prices of petrol and diesel. A day earlier, the government there increased the price of one liter of petrol by 51 percent to 130 taka, which is 108 rupees in India. Till Saturday, the price of a liter of petrol in Bangladesh was Rs 86, i.e. close to Rs 71 in India. Not only this, the price of diesel and kerosene has also been increased by 42 percent. Now one liter of diesel and kerosene is being sold for 114 Bangladeshi taka. It is Rs.95 per liter in Indian Rupees.
After the announcement of the increase in oil prices, there was a stir among the people there, suddenly many people reached the petrol pump to get oil in the vehicles, due to which there was panic. People started to fear that the condition of Bangladesh should not be like Sri Lanka. Although the leader of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League told abp news that the situation in Bangladesh is not like Sri Lanka, everything is under control, we are taking all necessary steps.
Chinese Foreign Minister arrives in Dhaka
Meanwhile, China has also played a trick to take advantage of the opportunity. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has reached Dhaka to promote business relations between the two countries. Whereas experts claim that the way Sri Lanka was ruined due to China’s debt, Bangladesh has not started on the same path.