Continuing the protest against FDI in multi-brand retail, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday urged political parties supporting the UPA government to take a stand on 'anti-people decisions' in the interest of the common people and also sought public opinion on these issues.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee interacts with media at the end of party emergency meeting in Kolkata. (PTI Photo by Swapan Mahapatra)
"Time is running out to voice protest against many anti-people decisions like increase in diesel prices, fertilizer prices, restriction on use of LPG cylinders, introduction of FDI in retail, in pensions and insurance, etc., by UPA-II," Banerjee, the West Bengal chief minister said in a Facebook post.
"May I request the political parties supporting the UPA-II, to take stand in the interest of common people, so that anti-people decisions are not implemented.
"May I also seek public opinion on these issues?" she said.