WB govt decides to cut down fuel prices by Rs1. per litre


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her interaction with media announced that Petrol and diesel prices in West Bengal are set to come down by Re 1 per litre by midnight today.

CCM stated  at the scenario of inflated fuel prices, her government would take measures to effectively reduce petrol and diesel prices by Re 1 per litre.

“Since  prices have gone up exorbitantly, we have decided to reduce price by Re 1 per litre,” Banerjee said today.

Fuel prices have been rising on a near-daily basis across the country. In Mumbai, petrol prices have inched closer to Rs 90 per litre.

The rising fuel prices have become political, with the Opposition launching an all-out attack targeting the Narendra Modi government at the Centre. The government, for its part, has blamed international factors for the rising prices.