Union Minister Hardeep Puri said on rising fuel prices – Center took its responsibility

Fuel Price Hike: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday responded on behalf of the central government on the rising petrol-diesel prices in the country. The Union Minister said that even after the Kovid epidemic in the country, the Central Government is making continuous efforts for the public. Now it is the turn of the states to come forward and take responsibility for it. While talking to news agency ANI, the Union Minister said, “During the tenure of the Modi government, the prices of petroleum products have increased the least. In the Modi government, the prices of petrol-diesel and LPG have increased only by 30 percent, while the central government has started many other public welfare schemes in return. ”

 

#WATCH BJP states are charging VAT half the amount of what non-BJP states are doing…There’s a difference of Rs15-Rs20 in retail prices of petrol between BJP & non-BJP states: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri pic.twitter.com/ik02uydFqx

— ANI (@ANI) April 29, 2022

25 percent more VAT tax in non-BJP ruled states
Hardeep Singh Puri further said, half of the VAT being levied in BJP ruled states in BJP ruled states is. Talking about the prices of petrol, a difference of Rs 15-20 will be seen in non-BJP ruled states as compared to BJP ruled states. Let us tell you that even on Thursday, Hardeep Singh Puri had told that 40 percent of the country’s fuel was spent in operating the aircraft. is. 25 percent more VAT is being collected in the states of the country where BJP is not ruling, whereas in the states where BJP is ruling, only one percent VAT tax is being charged. 

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#WATCH My understanding is Center would be happy in bringing petro-diesel under GST…fact of matter is states aren’t willing for the same. They make a killing from revenues of petrol-diesel&alcohol…when debt rises they blame others…Punjab is case in example…:Union min HS Puri pic.twitter.com/bTkyaGLizF

— ANI (@ANI) April 29, 2022

States not ready to bring petrol and diesel under GST The truth is that the state is not ready for this, the fact is that the states are not ready for it. The Chief Ministers of the states are ready to kill with the revenue of petrol, diesel and liquor and when the debt increases, they blame others, they have given the biggest example of this from Punjab. The Union Minister further said, we are located close to Gulf countries like Iran. where there is a lot of oil. We have energy relations with Russia and we buy crude oil from them, but our total imports are not more than 0.2 percent, we have to buy oil on our own terms keeping in mind our interests.

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