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TN budget: Petrol price to reduce by ₹3 per litre

Our Bureau Chennai | Updated on August 13, 2021

Govt to reduce tax levied on petrol, to cost ₹1,160 crore to the exchequer

Tamil Nadu Government has announced that tax on petrol will be reduced by ₹3 per litre. This will annually cost ₹1,160 crore to the State government, said Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan.

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The reduction was done as per the instructions of Tamil Nadu Chief minister MK Stalin, he said. The DMK in its manifesto had promised to reduce petrol price by ₹5 per litre and diesel by ₹3 per litre.

Published on August 13, 2021

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