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Cut in oil price shows govt’s priority to common man: Amit Shah

The government had yesterday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre each to moderate the relentless rise in fuel prices witnessed for the last three months.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: October 4, 2017 2:29:39 pm
Amit Shah, Fuel prices, Petrol prices, Narendra Modi, Oil prices, India news, Indian Express BJP National President Amit Shah. (Source: PTI Photo)

BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday said the Modi government’s decision to reduce petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2 shows its priority to giving relief to the common man and farmers at a time when oil price is rising globally.

The government had yesterday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre each to moderate the relentless rise in fuel prices witnessed for the last three months.

Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the decision, Shah said in a tweet, “The decision to reduce the impact of rising international oil price highlights the priority the Modi government gives to providing relief to the common man and farmers.”

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