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Diesel decontrol move is shocking and scandalous, says Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday described the decision of the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre to decontrol diesel price regime as “shocking and scandalous”. In a statement here, Badal said that the decision would not only unleash uncontrollable inflationary forces, resulting in an all-round and back-breaking hike in the prices of all essential commodities, but it would also smack of a massive scam. Badal demanded an immediate withdrawal of the decision. He further said that the hike in prices of diesel as a result of deregulation would seriously ...