How to control soaring petrol & diesel prices? Nirmala Sitharaman answers

Fuel prices in the country witnessed a rise for the 12th consecutive day. Speaking at an event, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Centre and the states need to discuss and figure out a way to curb rising fuel prices. Sitharaman also added that technically the government has no control over fuel prices and called it a ‘vexatious’ issue. IIt is a vexatious issue in which no answer except for fall in fuel price will convince anyone,’ Sitharaman said. She added that people breathed a sigh of relief when no additional tax was imposed on people in the Union Budget 2021. Watch the full video for all the details.