Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh has said that fuel prices in India can be reduced by at least Rs 25. 

Singh said that the fuel prices can be reduced by cutting heavy excise duty. 

“At least Rs 25 can be reduced in fuel prices by cutting excise duty,” said Congress leader Digvijay Singh. 

He said that due to rising prices of fuel, consumer goods are also getting expensive. 

“Where are those who once used to criticise UPA govt over fuel price hikes? With rising fuel prices, consumer goods are also getting expensive,” Singh said. 

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Digvijay Singh said this while he and other Congress leaders in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh were staging demonstration against the BJP Government over high prices of petrol and diesel. 

Meanwhile, the Bhopal Police has registered a case against Congress leaders – Digvijay Singh, PC Sharma and 30 others for “violating COVID-19 protocols”. 

“Case has been registered against 30 people, including Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh and PC Sharma, under Section 188 (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) and 145 (joining or continuing in unlawful assembly knowing it has been commanded to disperse) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC),” informed Bhopal Police. 

The Congress on Friday launched nation-wide protest over high prices of fuel in the Country. 

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