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GoI reduces excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 5, Rs 10

3/11/2021 at 8:25 PM

New Delhi, Nov 3: Government of India today announced excise duty reduction on petrol and diesel. Excise duty on petrol and diesel to be reduced by Rs 5 and Rs 10 respectively from Thursday.

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) had commenced its statewide protests from Saturday. The party have also submitted a memorandum to Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal.

From November 5 to 7, members of Biju Chhatra Janata Dal and Biju Yuva Janata Dal will stage protests near all petrol pumps in 146 assembly constituencies of the state over the rise in fuel prices.

Besides, th Odisha private bus association has also threatened to stop plying buses in the state. They have given a deadline to the state government till November 15 to act upon their demands or else they will stop the bus services after November 16.

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