Bathinda, October 13
Traders below the banner of the Punjab Beopar Mandal have urged the Centre and state authorities to coordinate and cut back taxes on petrol and diesel costs.
Mandal senior vice-president Amarjit Mehta mentioned other than car homeowners, the excessive gasoline costs had impacted transportation, manufacturing and different sectors additionally. The hike in costs was immediately impacting the costs of important commodities and customers had been bearing the brunt.
Hitting out on the state authorities, Mehta mentioned, “We count on least from the Centre to supply aid to Punjab traders, however we’re extremely dissatisfied with the state authorities as gasoline costs are at an all-time excessive. The state authorities has not made any effort to supply aid to residents and traders by reducing down gasoline taxes from the state’s share”. —TNS