Jaipal Reddy


Indian activists from the Yuva Shere Punjab welfare association shout... News PhotoActivist,Amritsar,Anti-Government,Burning,Cabinet Member,Effigy,Hiking,Horizontal,India,Jaipal Reddy,Natural Gas,Oil Industry,Placard,Politics,Protest,ShoutingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPIndian activists from the Yuva Shere Punjab welfare association shout anti-government slogans as they burn an effigy of Indian Cabinet Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Jaipal Reddy, during a protest against the petrol price hike in Amritsar on May 28, 2012. Indian state-run oil firms announced the sharpest hike in petrol prices in nearly a decade to offset growing losses caused by subsidised rates, rises in the international oil price and a plunging rupee. The increase was put at 6.28 rupees (11 US cents) per litre which, when taxes are included, will mean a 7.5-rupee hike for consumers in India from May 24. AFP PHOTO/NARINDER NANU (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/GettyImages)