Dehra Dun: Uttarakhand government Wednesday night
provided a relief of 45 paise per litre in the prices of
petrol by reducing the Value Added Tax.
A decision to this effect was taken by Chief Minister BC Khanduri on the occasion of the state’s foundation day, an
official statement said.
The oil marketing companies had on November 3 increased
the prices of petrol by Rs 1.82 per litre.
The state goes to assembly polls early next year.