AAP to hold countrywide protest against hike in fuel prices on Wednesday

New Delhi, Jun 30 (PTI) The Aam Aadmi Party will hold a countrywide protest on Wednesday against the hike in petrol and diesel prices, party leader Gopal Rai said.

'Against the rising prices of petrol and diesel @AamAadmiParty  will hold a protest across the country on July 1 at 11 am,' Rai said in a tweet on Tuesday.

Diesel price on Monday scaled a new high after prices were hiked for the 22nd time in just over three weeks, taking the cumulative increase to Rs 11.14 per litre.

Petrol price was increased by 5 paise per litre and diesel 13 paise a litre across the country, according to a price notification of state oil marketing companies. PTI UZM TDS TDS