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Tax Collection On Fuel Surged By 459% In Past 7 Years: Union Minister

Amid soaring fuel prices, the Centre’s tax collection on petrol and diesel has witnessed a 459% surge in the past seven years. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, the Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on March 8 stated that the prices of LPG cylinders doubled from Rs 410.5 (2014) to Rs 819 in 2021. Moreover, the prices of kerosene, distributed through the Public Distribution System, also rose from Rs 14.96 to Rs 35.35.

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 11:05 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: fuel prices, Dharmedra Pradhan, Diesel, Petrol

Courtesy: The Tribune