Later, a case was registered against Singh under Indian Penal Code Sections 188 (disobeying an order duly promulgated by public servant), 143 (unlawful assembly), 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) and 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) and 341 (wrongful restraint), he said.
State Congress president and former chief minister Kamal Nath took to Twitter on Wednesday to slam the Centre and the state government over the fuel price hike, saying the price of petrol was highest in Madhya Pradesh.
The BJP-led state government earlier this month raised the cess on petrol and diesel by Rs 1 to make up for the decline in revenue collection due to COVID-19 outbreak.
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