Gujarat cuts petrol-diesel prices by Rs 2.50/litre

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Ahmedabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Within hours of the Centre announcing reduction in prices of petrol and diesel, the Gujarat government also announced relief in VAT to further bring down the fuel prices.

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced a Rs 2.50 per litre cut in VAT for both petrol and diesel.

“Reciprocating positively to the FM’s announcement, Gujarat has also decided to reduce Rs 2.50 on both petrol and diesel,” Rupani tweeted.

Earlier in the day, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced to cut petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2.50 per litre and also called upon the states to effect a similar cut so as to pass on a cumulative relief of Rs 5 per litre to the consumers.

–IANS

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