"The fuel hike is an addition to the problems of daily wage earners. People who run families are facing a lot of problems ..... we have young children and need to save every month," said Ibrahim, owner of a motorbike and bread earner for a family of six persons.
Diesel fed vehicle owners feel that the government's decision is unwarranted .
Image: Muslim men act like beggars to collect alms during a protest against the price hike in diesel and capping the number of subsidized cooking gas cylinders in Ahmadabad, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. The government is facing angry protests from its political allies as well as the opposition after it raised the price of diesel fuel in a bid to curb its ballooning fiscal deficit and also announced a reduction in cooking gas subsidies. (AP)