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Punjab govt cuts prices of Petrol and Diesel

  • Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi announced to slash the prices of Petrol by 10 rupees per litre and Diesel by 5 rupees per litre. 
  • In Chandigarh after the Cabinet meeting, the Chief Minister said, the rate of VAT on Petrol has been reduced from 27.27% to 15.15% and on Diesel from 17.57% to 10.91%. 
  • He said, with this decision, Punjab has the lowest petrol rates in the region except Union Territory of Chandigarh.