Congress leader confronts Smriti Irani over price rise in flight

New Delhi, April 10 : Congress women wing chief Netta D’Souza on Saturday indulged in an argument with on Minister Smriti Irani over the price rise on the Delhi – Guwahati flight. The argument started when the Congress leader questioned Smriti Irani as the passengers were deboarding the flight. Netta D’souza, tweeted the video where the minister is also seen recording the encounter on her cell phone. In a tweet D’souza said “Faced Modi Minister @smritiirani ji, enroute to Guwahati. When asked about Unbearable Rising Prices of LPG, she blamed Vaccines, Raashan & even the poor! Do watch the video excerpts, on how she reacted to common people’s misery!” In the video the on Minister said while replying that the Congress leader was “blocking the way”. Asked about the shortage of cooking gas and “stoves without gas”, the minister said “please don’t lie”. Irani also said the people are getting free rations from the last 29 months due to pandemic.” Meanwhile, the Congress is up against the ruling BJP and has staged nationwide protests against the Centre over the constant rise in the prices of petrol, diesel, cooking gas, feritilizers and essential medicines. Congress earlier also mocked Smriti Irani for not uttering a word over the issue, who used to hold protest over Petrol price hike when BJP was in opposition during the UPA II regime. JA SHK1621

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