Images: Petrol hike and the great Indian queue
Late last evening the government announced that it was going to increase petrol price by Rs 6.28 per litre. The Indian public didn't waste a second as they rushed to petrol pumps to get their hands on that last drop of cheap petrol.
There's a traffic jam outside the petrol pump: Motorcyclists form a line outside of a fuel station as they queue to fill up on petrol in Ahmedabad. Reuters
The early bird gets the petrol: People line up to fill their vehicles at an oil pump in New Delhi after the announcement of hike in petrol prices. PTI
The land of bikes: Motorcyclists in Ahmedabad crowd into a petrol pump after the hike was announced. AP
This is not a rock concert: A petrol pump guard holds a chain to control the rush at the station. AP
Who cares if the prices are up, I'd better look good in that photo: People line up to fill their vehicles at an oil pump after the announcement of hike in petrol prices, in Gurgaon. PTI
Well it's past midnight, you're late: Motorcyclists in Chennai at the petrol pump. Firstpost