Congress said on Monday that to give relief to the people during the Corona virus crisis, a part of the profits earned on petrol and diesel should be shared with the public. Party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi also claimed that the government has made a profit of Rs 20 lakh crore through petrol and diesel in the last six years. He told reporters via video link, “Today the price of crude oil is $ 23 per The barrel is done. If the calculation of the price fall and excise duty is calculated in six years, then the government has made a total profit of 20 lakh crore rupees.
Singhvi said, ‘Today the price of petrol is more than 70 rupees and the price of diesel is around 65 rupees. What kind of rent is this? The British also did not take rent at the time of famine.
He said, ‘This is not the time to earn profits on petrol and diesel, but to share and take care of the profits with the public.’ Singhvi said that the government should share a part of this profit with the public.