So far this year, the price of petrol and diesel has jumped 69 times. Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said that the government has earned 4.91 lakh crore only from tax. He has appealed to the Center to reduce the rate.
The government has earned a total of 4.91 lakh crores through tax so far this year.
Petrol Diesel rate: Now in Uttar Pradesh also the rate of petrol has crossed 100. After the rise on Saturday, the price of petrol crossed 100 in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Nagaland. Today, the price of petrol has increased by 35 paise and diesel by 26 paise per liter. Here Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today claimed that the price of petrol and diesel has increased 69 times so far this year. The government has earned a total of 4.91 lakh crores through tax so far this year.
West Bengal Congress chief Chaudhary appealed to the Mamata Banerjee government to cut VAT on the lines of Chhattisgarh and pass on the benefit of cheap petrol and diesel to the public. He said that the Modi government at the Center has nothing to do with the public. We appeal to the Center to reduce the rate of petrol and diesel as it has crossed 100 in most cities. Apart from petrol and diesel, the price of domestic gas ie LPG Cylinder has also increased to Rs 850.
Chhattisgarh government cuts VAT by Rs 12
Chaudhary said that the Chhattisgarh government cut VAT by Rs 12, after which the rate of petrol became cheaper by Rs 12. He even said that since the Modi government came to power in 2014, it has earned Rs 25 lakh crore with the help of increase in the price of petrol and diesel.
Hardeep Singh Puri got the responsibility of Petroleum Ministry
Recently there has been a reshuffle in the Modi cabinet. The newly appointed Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh said that I have just been made the Petroleum Minister. In such a situation, it would not be appropriate to make any kind of comment about the price at this time. Puri was the first aviation minister.
Looks like tax
The share of tax is the highest in the rate of petrol and diesel. The price of petrol in Delhi is Rs 32.90 as excise duty and Rs 22.80 as VAT. Similarly, if we talk about the price of diesel, then Rs 31.80 is the excise duty and Rs 13.04 is the value added tax. Today the rate of petrol in Delhi is Rs 100.91 per liter and that of diesel is Rs 89.88 per liter.
Petrol becomes costlier by Rs 10.51 after Bengal elections
During the Bengal assembly elections, there was no change in the price of petrol and diesel for 18 days. After that, since May 4 till now, petrol has become costly 38 times. Petrol has increased by Rs 10.51. The price of diesel has increased 36 times and it has become costlier by Rs 9.15.
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