22 states, UTs have lowered VAT on fuel: Oil ministry


Government data showed that since the Centre reduced excise duty, Leh had seen the sharpest reduction in petrol (Rs 13.43 a litre) and diesel (Rs 19.61 a litre) prices. Among the bigger cities, Bangalore topped the list with petrol and diesel prices falling by Rs 13.35 and Rs 19.49 a litre. The Centre noted that 14 states, including major opposition-ruled ones are among those that are yet to lower their levies.