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Relief to punjab people over petrol prices cut by Rs 5, diesel down by Rs 1

Punjab government on Monday reduced petrol and diesel prices from midnight as it slashed value added tax (VAT) on fuel selling in the state in the budget. After the revision, price of petrol in Punjab stands reduced by Rs 5 per litre and diesel by Rs 1 per litre from midnight.

“This move will bring the prices of petroleum products in line with neighbouring states,” Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh tweeted.