Rising fuel prices hurting the public, admits Nitin Gadkari


Nation Next Newsroom | Sep 22, 2018 20:23

With fuel prices crossing Rs 90 mark in Maharashtra, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari admitted that the fuel prices are very high and are hurting the public.
Nitin Gadkari (Photo by: Abhishek Thakare)

With fuel prices crossing Rs 90 mark in Maharashtra, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari recently admitted that the fuel prices are very high and are hurting the public.

Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, said, “The fuel rates are extremely high and it is a situation where definitely the people are facing problems.”

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Gadkari said while addressing the third Bloomberg India Economic Forum in Mumbai, without revealing the source, informed that there’s a possibility of the prices of reduction of global crude. Gadkari also said that lowering taxes is not in his responsibility, but of the finance minister of the country.

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