- VD Satheesan responds to the protest by Joju George.
- He is personally opposed to the roadblock.
- The incident in Kochi will be investigated.
There is a growing demand for a strong strike against rising fuel prices. What happened in Kochi will be investigated. No report has been received as to what happened there. The Leader of the Opposition said that the strike was part of the decision of the Ernakulam District Congress Committee to launch a strong strike against the fuel price hike.
Information on the incident in Kochi will be collected and investigated. Could not contact the leaders of Ernakulam. He is personally opposed to the roadblock. Opposition leader VD Satheesan told reporters that the Ernakulam district congress committee had been informed about this.
KPCC president K Sudhakaran said that Joju George behaved like a goonda during the road blockade against the fuel price hike. K Sudhakaran’s response was to refer to Joju as a criminal, and to attack the vehicle as a goon. No wonder, “said Sudhakaran.
People were asking why the Congress was not protesting against the fuel price hike. KPCC president K Sudhakaran said that many people had asked him about this during the train journey last day during the Congress membership distribution function in the capital.
The dramatic events took place during the protest against the increase in fuel prices by the Congress on the Kochi National Highway bypass. As part of the strike, Congress workers blocked the section from Vyttila to Palarivattom on Monday morning. With this, severe traffic congestion was experienced here. But actor Jojo George, who was in a traffic jam, came out in protest against the protesters. The actor and the actor got into an altercation after Jojo George protested against the road blockade. Meanwhile, activists smashed the rear window of the SUV in which Jojo George was traveling. JoJo said he was preparing to file a complaint alleging that his Land Rover defender had broken into his vehicle and insulted him.
Congress strike blocked; Jojo George attacked actor’s vehicle in protest