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Sajal Aly speaks up on petrol price increase

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Leading Pakistani actress Sajal Aly shames the sitting government for another petrol price hike. The actress expressed her views in an Instagram story.

The actress shared a meme post on her Instagram story about the petrol price hike. Commenting on the post, she said, “Another petrol bomb on awaam. SHAME, SHAME, SHAME.”

Sajal Aly is not the only actor who has called out the current government for petrol price hikes and inflation. She and other celebrities including citizens have been calling out the government for a massive hike in petrol prices. Fuel prices were again raised from July 1ST.  Fuel prices in Pakistan were raised as a result of the planned implementation of a petroleum levy and sales tax on July 1, 2022. The National Assembly passed the Finance Bill 2022 on Wednesday, allowing the government to levy a petroleum levy of up to Rs50 per liter on petroleum products.

Petroleum prices were raised by Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s new government on May 26, 2022, June 2, 2022, and June 15, 2022. In total, the government raised the price of petrol by 84 per liter in these price increases.

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The government is coming under massive pressure for backtracking on its promises to provide relief to the people. PDM had even committed to reducing the petrol prices further.

However, the pressure is mounting upon the government to reduce inflation, energy prices, and possible unemployment in the country.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Sajal Aly has appeared in a few hit serial lately including Ishq-e-Laa and Sinf-e-Aahan.

She would soon appear in Jemima Khan’s production alongside Hollywood actors. According to the reports, Sajal will be performing a groundbreaking role in the movie. The film titled, What’s Love Got To Do With It, stars actors Emma Thompson, Lily James, and Shahzad Latif.