ISLAMABAD (PPI) The commuters of twin cities on Wednesday strongly condemned the recent increase in petroleum prices and appealed to the Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary to take notice of the issue. Talking to PPI, commuters from different areas of twin-cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad termed the decision of increasing petroleum process as anti-public. Usman, a government employee and daily user of public transport criticized the government decision saying that commuters were already facing serious problems and paying high fares but the decision added their woes. He said that incumbent government had increased three times the poll prices which is unfair for the poor people. Shaheen Bibi, a resident of Islamabad said that with increase in prices of petroleum, the rates of vegetables, fruits and others kitchen items would also be increased She further said that the incumbent government had failed to give the relief of poor people. The commuters feared that the transporters would increase the fares, which would create more problems for them. When contacted to the President Islamabad Transporter Welfare Association (ITWA), Haji Malik Nawab, he said, Now we have to start countrywide wheel jam strike because the government had increased three times the prices of petrol but transporters had not increased the fares. But now we have to increase the fares because it is over compulsion to increase the fares we had lost Rs14 per liter. He said that government should take back this decision or decrease the petroleum prices. The commuters also demanded the government to review its decision and issue directives regarding withdrawing its decision as thousands of people would directly affect with the increase of poll prices.