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A cruel joke on public: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over rising petrol, diesel prices

A merciless joke on public: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over rising petrol, diesel costs | Information

New Delhi: Hitting out on the Centre over rising costs of petrol and diesel, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday (October 21) stated that the federal government is taking part in a “merciless joke” on the general public. On the identical day, each petrol and diesel costs noticed a hike of 35 paise per litre, the second consecutive day of improve that took pump charges throughout the nation to document excessive ranges.
Slamming the federal government, Gandhi tweeted, “GOI is taking part in a merciless joke on our public.” He used the hashtag ‘TaxExtortion’ and shared a social media submit which stated {that a} new phrase – Fillionaire (One who can not afford a full tank in India) – has been coined, courtesy “Modi authorities’s gasoline loot”.
 
GOI is taking part in a merciless joke on our public.
केंद्र सरकार हमारी जनता के साथ घिनौना मज़ाक़ कर रही है।#TaxExtortion pic.twitter.com/javaHiu6eE
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) October 21, 2021
 
The worth of petrol in Delhi rose to its highest-ever stage of Rs 106.54 a litre and Rs 112.44 per litre in Mumbai, in line with a worth notification of state-owned gasoline retailers. In Mumbai, diesel now comes for Rs 103.26 a litre, whereas in Delhi it prices Rs 95.27 per litre.
That is the second consecutive day of worth hike. There was no change in charges on October 18 and 19, previous to which costs had been hiked by 35 paise per litre every on 4 straight days.
Whereas petrol has already hit the Rs 100-a-litre mark or extra in all main cities of the nation, diesel has touched that stage in over a dozen states and is treading in direction of that mark in locations from Srinagar to Chennai. Diesel prices Rs 99.14 a litre in Srinagar whereas it’s priced at Rs 99.59 in Chennai.
(With PTI inputs)
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