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Cut in oil price shows govt's priority to common man: Amit Shah

News Agencies | Updated on: 5 October 2017, 12:47 IST
Amit Shah (Twitter)

BJP chief Amit Shah on 5 October said the Modi government's decision to reduce petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2 shows its priority to giving relief to the common man and farmers at a time when oil price is rising globally.

The government had yesterday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre each to moderate the relentless rise in fuel prices witnessed for the last three months.

Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the decision, Shah said in a tweet, "The decision to reduce the impact of rising international oil price highlights the priority the Modi government gives to providing relief to the common man and farmers.

-PTI

First published: 5 October 2017, 12:47 IST
 
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