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Fuel price hike: Congress asks Centre to stop filling its coffers, bring 'achhe din'

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The on Wednesday slammed the Prime Minister Modi-led in the wake of hike in fuel prices and urged the Centre to pass on the benefit of 50 per cent reduction in international prices of to the common person.

The party asked the Centre to stop filling its coffers by looting people of the nation and bring the 'achhe din' which it promised.

"The petrol and diesel prices are skyrocketing. The ordinary person's budget is in peril, while the continues to recover money and fill its coffers," said Surjewala.

"What is Modi ji doing? Are these the achhe din he promised? It is time that he passes of the benefit of 50 per cent reduction in international prices of to the common person and stops looting people to fill up its coffers," he added.

The petrol and diesel prices have gone through the roof ever since the central announced daily revision of fuel prices. in on Tuesday was at Rs 70.38 per litre, whereas in Mumbai a litre of petrol costs Rs 79.48.

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 14:07 IST
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