Addressed Rajya Sabha question hour and laid out facts and figures regarding fuel price before the house.

Mar 15,2022

Comparative data for the USA, Canada, Germany, UK, France, Spain and Sri Lanka shows that in all these countries, the price of petrol during this representative period has gone up by 50- 55%. In India, it has gone up only by 5%.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the centre saw that relief needs to be provided to consumers and Hon’ble PM Sh Narendra Modi slashed fuel rates in Nov 2021. We took some steps and were ready to take more. There are 9 states which didn't do it. Taxation is only one aspect, we've to provide relief to consumers at the point of consumption.

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