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Diesel & Petrol tax hike; return gift to Nagaland by PDA govt on the occasion of CM Rio’s birthday; NPCC

Diesel & Petrol tax hike; return gift to the people of Nagaland by PDA government on the occasion of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio’s birthday; Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC)

Kohima, November 11 (NEx): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) hits out at PDA government over the decision of tax hikes on diesel, petrol and other motor spirit with effect from midnight of November 11, 2020.

The decision on the tax hike by the PDA government came on the same day the Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio celebrates his 70th birthday, today.

Taking to twitter, the NPCC on Wednesday stated that, Substantial hike in TAX rates on Diesel & Petrol is the return gift to the people of Nagaland by PDA government on the occasion of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio’s birthday.

The Government of Nagaland on Wednesday, through the Finance Department (Revenue branch), notified on the amended tax on diesel, petrol and other motor spirit with effect from midnight of November 11, 2020.

According to the notification, the rate of tax on diesel has been amended from 14.5% to 17.50% or rupees 11.08 per litre, whichever is higher. While, the rate of tax on petrol and other motor spirit has been amended from 25% to 29.80% or rupees 18.26 per litre, whichever is higher, it notified.