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Union minister Goel slams Delhi govt for not reducing VAT on petrol, diesel

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sunday slammed the government for not reducing value-added (VAT) on petrol and diesel, and took out a bullock cart rally in protest.

The rally started at the and concluded at Sadar Bazar. People participating in the rally walked along side the minister's cart holding placards and raising slogans in his support.

"The government gives advise to the central government on price reduction. But, it (government) does not do anything. The BJP-ruled states have reduced VAT," Goel said.

He said the cares for the people while the "wants to kill people".

"There are so many other issues I can talk about. Delhi is faced with the problems of traffic jams, pollution, mismanagement in government schools. The should resign. They do not deserve to be here," Goel said, while riding on the bullock cart.

On Saturday, wrote to requesting him to reduce the on petrol and diesel "to the same level as it was in December, 2013, during the regime in the city".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 17:20 IST
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