JDS-Cong Govt in Karnataka increases tax on Petrol, Diesel. Blames it on Modi

In an extremely hypocratic move the Congress-JDS govt has increased the STATE tax over Petrol and Diesel

The Congress- JDS coalition government, on January 5th, increased the tax on Petrol and Diesel in the state of Karnataka.

Tax rates on petrol and diesel have been revised to 32% and 21% from 28.75% and 17.73%, respectively. The prices now stand at Rs 70.84/litre for petrol and Rs 64.66/ litre for diesel.

The government had earlier blamed Modi for increase in Petrol and Diesel price. But today, in an extremely hypocritical move, The congress-JDS govt increased the tax on the fuel.

Karnataka: Tax rates on petrol and diesel have been revised to 32% and 21% from 28.75% and 17.73%, respectively. The prices now stand at Rs 70.84/litre for petrol and Rs 64.66/ litre for diesel.— ANI (@ANI) January 4, 2019

Public Outrage

People in the state have already hit out the Congress-JDS govt.

Neeraj Kumar Tweeted

Plot.Scene 1: Increase STATE tax on fuelScene 2: Price risesScene 3: Outrage by liberalsScene 4: Gullible voters blame Modi for price rise coz’ they don’t know how pricing works.Scene 5: Rahul Winks.#NirmalaSitharaman #NamoEmpowersMiddleClass @bhak_sala https://t.co/VYUO5q9mJJ— Neeraj Kumar (@kumarneeraj) January 5, 2019

Unfortunately, mistook the act was taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

WTF! Middal class will now come in the middal of the road after selling their cars & bikes! RT if you want evil Mudi to resign for this.. https://t.co/BiacjDwczd— Keh Ke Peheno (@coolfunnytshirt) January 4, 2019

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