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6:49 am - Thursday April 24, 2014

CNG price hike:Kejriwal hints at possibility of review of auto fares in Delhi

Arvind_KejriwalAgencies, New Delhi
AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, who will be sworn in as the next Chief Minister of Delhi tomorrow, today hinted at the possibility of review of auto fares in Delhi following the CNG price hike in the national capital.

Mr Kejriwal questioned timing of CNG price hike in the national capital  and said he will look into if the hike can be rolled back  after he takes charge as the Chief Minister. ‘’CNG rates hiked in Delhi. Isn’t the time suspect?, Mr Kejriwal tweeted. The price of CNG in Delhi has been increased by Rs 4.50 per kg, to Rs 50.10 per kg, the Indraprastha Gas Limited(IGL) announced last evening.

IGL said because of hike in CNG prices, there will be an increase in cost of travel by autos by 13 paise per km while the increase in travel cost by taxi will be 22 paise per km and Rs 1.30 per km for bus travel.

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