Live up to your word on fuel costs, Naidu tells Jagan

‘Slash the rates by ₹16 to ₹17 per litre and make them the cheapest in the country’

TDP nationwide president N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday demanded that Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy fulfil his election promise of creating petrol and diesel obtainable within the State for the bottom worth within the nation.

At a press convention, Mr. Naidu questioned the Chief Minister’s silence, pointing to the truth that different States had been decreasing the burden on the folks by slashing the fuel worth.

Going by his word given up to now, Mr. Jagan Mohan Reddy ought to slash the costs by ₹16 to ₹17 per litre on petrol and diesel to make fuel most cost-effective within the nation, Mr. Naidu demanded.

Compared with Chandigarh, the speed of petrol was larger by ₹16.75 and diesel by ₹16.10 in Andhra Pradesh. In comparability with Lucknow, folks in Andhra Pradesh had been paying ₹15.70 extra for petrol and ₹10.20 for diesel, Mr. Naidu stated.

Protest on Nov. 9

The Chief Minister owed an evidence on why fuel charges had been highest within the State opposite to his promise of creating them lowest, Mr. Naidu stated.

The TDP would launch a protest towards the “exorbitant fuel prices” on November 9 to spotlight the issues confronted by the folks on this depend, in addition to problems with dangerous roads and absence of highway security community, Mr. Naidu stated. The TDP cadres would stage an hour-long dharna at petrol bunks from 12 midday, he added.

In the previous, Mr. Jagan Mohan Reddy had stated that the folks of the State had been crossing the border to purchase petrol from Karnataka the place it value them much less.

“Now, the cost of petrol is lesser in Karnataka by ₹10.42. Similarly, the cost of diesel is lesser in Bengaluru by ₹12,” Mr. Naidu stated, and questioned, “What will Mr. Jagan say about this?”

Following the Union authorities’s announcement slashing the excise duties on petrol and diesel by ₹5 and ₹10 respectively, many States had adopted swimsuit and introduced down the costs additional to give aid to the folks, Mr. Naidu noticed.

“But people in Andhra Pradesh, who are already under tremendous financial pressure, have no relief on this count too,” stated Mr. Naidu.

Farmers’ padayatra

Mr. Naidu stated there was an amazing response from all sections to the ‘maha padayatra’ by the Amaravati farmers, who had been relentlessly combating in help of their demand that Amaravati be allowed to proceed as the one and single capital of Andhra Pradesh.

“But Mr. Jagan Mohan Reddy is out to ruin the State. People will not keep quiet for too long. If he tests their patience like this, they will soon show the YSRCP government the door,” Mr. Naidu stated.

Special Correspondent , 2021-11-07 07:26:06

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