The increase in the prices of petrol and diesel to a three-year high despite the decrease in the crude oil prices in the international markets have raised a concern among Indians. Meanwhile, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said:
“Fuel prices may come down by Diwali festival.”
Anyhow, Twitter users have already been started taking a dig on fuel prices. Some express their mercy, some anger and some sense of humour. Check out:
Government Is Following The Cycle
“Modern Quit India Movement”
Throwback #Smriti Irani
Even The CM Can’t Afford Petrol
Birthday Wishes To PM Modi
God Bless That Monk
Petrol-Is The New Crush Of India
Theek-2 Laga Lo Bhaiya!!!!
Both centre and state governments have increased the value-added tax and excise duties despite the downfall in the crude oil prices. Indian consumers of petrol and diesel are paying about double the global rate.