"We are already reeling under high inflationary prices, specially the service class and lower income group is completely distressed. High income level groups or politicians will not get affected but the middle class and lower middle class should just die because of the inflationary prices," said Amarendra Kumar, a car owner in Patna.
Image: Youth activists of the main opposition Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) shout slogans against the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government during a protest against the price hike in diesel and capping the number of subsidized cooking gas cylinders in Jammu, 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)
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