telegraphindia.com 24 Feb, 2021 00:15 am

Odisha Cong MLAs spring pedal power on petrol hike

Odisha Cong MLAs spring pedal power on petrol hike
The Assembly took up the issue of fuel price rise for discussion through an adjournment motion

21, 01:33 AM Three Congress legislators in Odisha on Tuesday came to the state Assembly on bicycles to protest against the steep rise in the prices of petrol and diesel.I don’t remember how many times petrol and diesel prices have gone up this year,” said Rourtray.” The Odisha Assembly took up the issue of petrol and diesel price hike for discussion through an adjournment motion.Oil companies fix the price of petrol and diesel on the basis of basic price, central excise duty and value added tax.

Now the crude price has dropped significantly to around 65 dollar but the retail pump price has risen to Rs 100, while the central excise has increased to Rs 32 per litre.The price of cooking gas has jumped by more than Rs 100 while the central excise has increased to Rs 32 per litre.

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