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  India   All India  14 Jul 2022  Maharashtra cuts petrol price by Rs 5 per litre, diesel by Rs 3

Maharashtra cuts petrol price by Rs 5 per litre, diesel by Rs 3

PTI
Published : Jul 14, 2022, 2:03 pm IST
Updated : Jul 14, 2022, 2:03 pm IST

CM Eknath Shinde said that the decision would entail a burden of Rs 6,000 crore on the state exchequer

Maharashtra government has decided to reduce value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by Rs 5 and Rs 3 per litre respectively. (Representational image: PTI)
 Maharashtra government has decided to reduce value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by Rs 5 and Rs 3 per litre respectively. (Representational image: PTI)

Mumbai: Maharashtra government has decided to reduce value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by Rs 5 and Rs 3 per litre respectively, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said here on Thursday.

Shinde informed reporters after a cabinet meeting at Mantralaya that the decision would entail a burden of Rs 6,000 crore on the state exchequer.

Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis said the decision was part of the Shiv Sena-BJP government's commitment to people's welfare.

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