Rising petrol prices a 'Dharma Sankat' situation for FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The Finance Minister said it is a matter for which the Centre and state governments need to work together and see whether there is a way to fix the issue

Nirmala Sitharaman
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

T E Narasimhan Chennai
The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that she is in a 'Dharma Sankat' (dilemma) situation due to rising petrol and diesel prices.

Responding to a question, post discussion on the Union Budget at Chennai Citizen's Forum, on whether the rise in petrol price will be brought under control, the Union Finance Minister said that this is a very vexatious issue, and the issue on which no answer except for reducing the price will convince anyone.

The Finance Minister said it is a matter for which both the Centre and state governments need to work together and see

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First Published: Feb 20 2021 | 3:03 PM IST

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