With a steep rise in gas costs in Meghalaya, the state authorities is planning to hunt the Centre’s assist in coping with the problem.
Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Thursday mentioned that his authorities must go for some deliberation and dialogue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman relating to the hike in petrol and diesel costs within the state.
The value of petrol in Shillong reached Rs 100.07 per litre on Thursday. “I believe we additionally want to debate even with the union finance Minister and that we’ve to take it up together with her and never solely her even with the prime minister of India.”
Deputy Chief minister Prestone Tynsong mentioned the worth rise is going on not solely in Meghalaya however in all the nation and internationally as a result of ongoing warfare between Russia and Ukraine.
“Proper now once you discuss hike in diesel and petrol worth, it isn’t solely in Meghalaya, it occurs all through in India and all through the world simply due to this warfare between Russia and Ukraine,” he mentioned, including that the state authorities will wait and see how one can come out of this downside. “….. for this concern, allow us to wait allow us to see how one can come out of this downside,” he mentioned.