Lindeners protest over planned hike in power tariffs

The announcement by Minister of Finance Ashni Singh at the reading of the national budget last week that the electricity tariff in Linden will be increased resulted in a street protest this morning.

A group of approximately sixty women and men and led by an APNU Member Parliament, RDC and IMC councillors, took to the streets of Linden chanting “PPP want kill Linden, No electricity raise for Linden, Deh vex cause we aint vote fuh PPP, No GPL fuh Linden,” among others. They also carried placards.

 

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