Rajasthan govt collected over Rs 35k cr tax on petrol, diesel, alleges Puri
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday alleged that the worth of petrol in Rajasthan was the best within the nation due to taxes imposed by the Congress authorities within the state, including that the Rajasthan authorities has collected tax of Rs 35,975 crore on petrol and diesel.
“In the last two years, the Rajasthan government has collected tax of Rs 35,975 crore on petrol and diesel till November 2021-2022 and 2022-2023. Rajasthan alone collected Rs 2000 crore more than 18 other states and Union Territories,” Puri mentioned.
The Minister mentioned that when the tax assortment in Rajasthan is in comparison with that in 18 states and union territories, it is extremely excessive.
The tax assortment of those 18 states and union territories, together with Delhi, Uttarakhand, Nagaland, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Ladakh, Daman and Diu, Jammu and Kashmir, is Rs 32,597 crore, Puri mentioned, based on the assertion.
Today, the typical price of petrol throughout the nation is Rs 96.72 per litre, however in Ganganagar in Rajasthan it’s Rs 113.34 per litre, Puri mentioned in poll-bound Rajasthan.
Targeting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot over his assertion that the central authorities is imposing extra tax on petrol and diesel, Puri mentioned the Chief Minister ought to look into his personal affairs.
Rajasthan will bear legislative meeting polls on November 25 whereas the counting of votes, together with 4 different poll-bound states, shall be held on December 3.
In the 2018 meeting elections, the Congress gained 99 seats, whereas the BJP gained 73 seats within the 200-member House. Gehlot ultimately took the oath as CM with the help of BSP MLAs and Independent legislators.
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