Kolkata: CPI (M) youth wing, Democratic Youth Federation, on Saturday held a 'chakka jam' for 15 minutes at some intersections in the metropolis to protest the steep hike in petrol price.

Hundreds of DYF members formed human chains at Moulali, Shyambazar and Hazra crossings, among some areas halting traffic from 12 noon for 15 minutes as part of the CPI(M)-led Left Front's six-day protest programme in West Bengal.

The DYF agitators carried posters blaming the UPA government's 'anti-people policies' and called for immediate rollback of the price.

The DYF also criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee taking out a procession here in protest against the petrol price hike as a 'gimmick'.


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