TMC opposes Fuel Price hike
Posted on Fri , 7 Sep '12
Resisting the expected fuel price hike following the commencement of the Monsoon Session today, UPA key ally, the Trinamool Congress has said that it would oppose such a hike. Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Trinamol Congress leader and Union Railway Minister, Mukul Roy said that TMC was against any hike in fuel prices. Meanwhile, Roy also ruled out any speculation of privatization of Indian railways, saying that it would not be beneficial. The Oil Ministry has moved a Cabinet note seeking immediate hike in diesel, cooking gas and kerosene prices. The Government has also proposed to limit the supply of subsidised LPG cylinders to 4-6 per household in a year.