Withdraw customs and excise duties on oil and all its products, to bring down the retail price!
Statement of the CC of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, 23 September, 2011
Whenever the price of petrol or diesel is raised the government claims that it is because of the “unaffordable subsidy”. This is a blatant lie because petroleum product consumption is being heavily taxed in our country and not at all subsidized. The “subsidy” in the central budget is less than one-tenth the total taxes collected from petroleum products.Continue reading