100-Word Edit: Fuel Price Reduction; Thank You Voters

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The jolt suffered by BJP in many States in the assembly bypolls, served as a wake up call, forcing it to reduce the excise duty on fuel.

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While Centre cut excise duty on petrol by Rs 5 per litre and by Rs 10 on diesel, several BJP ruled States – Gujarat, Assam, Karnataka, Goa, Manipur, Tripura reduced VAT by Rs 7 per litre.

Uttar Pradesh & Haryana reduced VAT on Petrol & Diesel by Rs 7 & Rs 2 respectively. Uttarakhand cut the VAT on Petrol by Rs 2. Bihar Government too announced a VAT cut of Rs 3.20 on Petrol and Rs 3.90 on Diesel.

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