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The Nagaland government has given huge relief to the people amidst rising prices of petrol and diesel. The rate of tax on petrol and other motor spirits in Nagaland has been reduced from 29.80% to 25% per liter or from Rs 18.26 to Rs 16.04 per liter (whichever is higher). At the same time, the tax rate for diesel has been reduced from Rs 11.08 to Rs 10.51 per liter or from 17.50% to 16.50% per liter (whichever is higher). This is the 5th state to do so. Earlier, Rajasthan, Assam, Meghalaya and West Bengal have also reduced petrol prices.
West Bengal government has reduced the amount by 1 rupee
On February 22, the government of West Bengal had cut the price of petrol and diesel by 1 rupee. The state has assembly elections this year, so this decision of the Mamta government can be very important. Petrol in Kolkata is currently Rs 91.12. And diesel Rs. 84.20 Selling per liter.
Assam was cut by 5 rupees
Earlier, in the BJP-ruled Assam state, on February 13, the price of petrol and diesel was cut by Rs 5. Petrol in Assam’s capital Dispur is Rs 87.69. And diesel 81.97 Rs. Selling per liter.
Rajasthan government reduced VAT
The Rajasthan government had cut VAT on petrol and diesel by 2% on 29 January. Due to this, petrol became cheaper by Rs 1.35 and diesel by Rs 1.32 per liter. Currently, Rajasthan government is charging 36% VAT on petrol and 26% on diesel. Petrol in Jaipur Rs. 97.47 And diesel Rs 89.82. Selling per liter.
Meghalaya government cheaper petrol by Rs 5.40
It has been decided to reduce the price of petrol by Rs 5.40 and diesel by Rs 5.10 per liter. Petrol in Jaipur Rs 87.13 And diesel Rs 80.53. Selling per liter.
Price increased 25 times in 54 days
So far in February, the rate of petrol and diesel has increased 15 times. During this time, petrol in Delhi has become expensive by Rs 4.38 and diesel by 4.59 rupees. Earlier in January, the rate increased 10 times. During this time, the price of petrol was increased by Rs 2.59 and diesel by Rs 2.61. On the other hand, if you talk about 2021, petrol has become expensive by Rs 7.12 and diesel by Rs 7.45 per liter so far this year.