In today's time, people without petrol and diesel are not able to survive, but if the petrol pumps are shut down for a day, then the speed of any city can stop. Yes, actually something similar is going to happen in Rajasthan today also. Let us tell you that according to the reported news, a 'no sale, no purchase' strike is going on at about 4500 petrol pumps of the state and the reason behind this is, VAT is less than other states in Rajasthan.
For this reason, the consumption of petrol and diesel is coming down. According to the news, this strike will go on till today i.e. from 6 am to 6 am on Thursday morning and petrol pumps will be closed for 24 hours. Let us tell you that in this case, President of Rajasthan Petroleum Dealers Association, Sunit Bagai, says that "here the amount of VAT is higher than other states.
In the border states like Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and UP, the price of petrol diesel is very low. This is the reason that people get petrol and diesel filled from here. "Whereas in Rajasthan it is expensive by 5 to 9 rupees compared to the neighboring states and Bagai said, "The neighboring states of Punjab, Haryana, UP, Gujarat and The sale of one Delhi pump has become equivalent to 20 pumps in our state. Millions of liters of diesel are being smuggled daily and brought to our state. In protest, 4500 petrol pumps will be closed. The government has increased VAT on it by 4%, which has affected its sales greatly. ''
According to reports, according to this strike, emergency vehicles such as firefighters and ambulances have been given relief. According to the reports, the increase in VAT is causing huge losses to the petrol-pump owners as well as the government and due to the huge difference in VAT, the government has lost Rs 85 crore in August, while in September it has lost Rs 37 crore.