Petrol dealers on strike in Haryana

Q.  In which state over 2,300 fuel pumps have stopped selling petrol and diesel to consumers as petroleum dealers have gone on an indefinite strike against hike in VAT on diesel?
- Published on 24 Jul 15

a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Karnataka
c. Haryana
d. Delhi

ANSWER: Haryana
However, the fuel pumps, which are directly owned by oil companies like Indian Oil, BPCL and HPCL, are open. The petroleum dealers are demanding that tax on diesel should be lowered by 1-2 percent than the rates prevailing in neighbouring states. Dealers have been demanding removal of 5 percent surcharge on VAT and landing cost of crude oil at Panipat refinery from the state government.

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