Arvind Kejriwal takes credit for CNG price cut

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday took credit for the CNG price cut in the national capital.

“Congrats delhiites. Just a day before i took oath, central govt increased CNG prices in delhi,” tweeted Kejriwal.

“Delhi govt challenged it in supreme court. SC has stayed central govt order. CNG prices rolled back,” posted the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo on micro-blogging site Twitter.

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on Monday slashed CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) prices in Delhi by 20%.

Thus CNG prices will be reduced by about Rs 15 per kg.

The ministry also reduced Piped Natural Gas (PNG) prices by about Rs 5 per cubic metres.

Earlier on Jan 30, the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Cabinet on hiked subsidized LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) cylinder cap to 12 a year from the existing nine.

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