Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who announced the reduction in prices through his twitter handle, said: “This would give huge relief to common citizens. The net effect to the people in Maharashtra will be a reduced price of Rs 5 per litre (on petrol prices).”
Fuel prices have been climbing since August 16. The rising fuel prices have created a political storm with the Opposition launching a scathing attack against the Narendra Modi government, which has cited international factors for it.
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