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Inflation data shows steady decline in general prices: Jaitley

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Countering the Congress's allegations of "price rise", Minister today said data shows a steady decline in general prices.

Taking to Twitter, he gave comparative data on during the rule and the with the help of graphs.

"Since the issue of price rise has been raised by some in the Party, let the data on figures speak for itself," he tweeted.

"Inflation Data shows a steady decline in general prices," he said in another tweet.

The had in November hit out at Prime Minister Modi for creating "economic chaos" in the country and demanded that his take immediate steps to bring the economy back on track and check further price rise.

The has in its manifesto for the polls promised it would cut state taxes on petrol products and bring down their prices by Rs 10 per litre and reduce power tariffs by 50 per cent to curb inflation.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 00:25 IST