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Cut in petrol, diesel prices show PM's priority towards common man: Shah

The government had yesterday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre each

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Amit Shah, Odisha

chief today said the Modi government's decision to reduce petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2 shows its priority to giving relief to the common man and farmers at a time when price is rising globally.

The had yesterday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre each to moderate the relentless rise in fuel prices witnessed for the last three months.


Lauding Prime Minister for the decision, Shah said in a tweet, "The decision to reduce the impact of rising international price highlights the priority the gives to providing relief to the common man and farmers.

First Published: Wed, October 04 2017. 14:23 IST
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