Election Commission asks Moily to explain LPG cap remark

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Taking strong exception to Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily's remarks on raising the LPG cap, the Election Commission Tuesday asked him to explain his action in view of the model code of conduct in place for the Gujarat assembly elections.

The commission has also asked petroleum secretary "to stop forthwith any move to raise the cap on the supply of subsidized gas cylinders."