Nitish Kumar Hints At Reducing State Taxes On Petroleum Products

The chief minister was responding to queries as to whether the Bihar government would take a cue from the Centre, besides some BJP-ruled states which have announced a cut in taxes imposed on petrol and diesel.

Nitish Kumar Hints At Reducing State Taxes On Petroleum Products

Nitish Kumar hinted at a reduction of prices of petroleum products in Bihar. (File Photo)

Patna:

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said today that the state was looking forward to reducing taxes on petroleum products, following the Centre's decision to slash excise duty on the same a day earlier.

He was responding to queries as to whether the Bihar government would take a cue from the Centre, besides some BJP-ruled states which have announced a cut in taxes imposed on petrol and diesel.

"Ghataenge, ghataenge....(It will reduce). A decision will be taken later in the day," Mr Kumar told reporters in Patna on the sidelines of a function.

The chief minister was responding to queries as to whether the Bihar government would take a cue from the Centre, besides some BJP-ruled states which have announced a cut in taxes imposed on petrol and diesel.

Incidentally, the BJP is also an alliance partner in the ruling coalition in Bihar.
 

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