Fuel Scarcity hits Manipur again after petrol prices shoots up to Rs. 180/litre

Imphal, Sept. 6 (ANI): Manipur is once again hit by a serious spell of artificial fuel scarcity as the stocks of petrol, diesel and SK oil have decreased significantly due to heavy landslides, breaking of Barak bridges and also prolonged strikes over ILPS and anti-ILPS movement in the state.

Prices of fuel like petrol has raised up from Rs. 160 to Rs. 180 per litre in black market, where the actual price is Rs. 57.

Locals were seen standing in long queues in front of the only running petrol filling station to get their vehicles refueled. The closure of petrol pumps remained closed due to shortage of fuel.

Rationing of fuel in a few outlets has been initiated since last month from 4 kilo litres to 12 kilo litres in differently in the selected rationalize outlets, till date. (ANI)

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