June 29, 2022


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bhupesh baghel: Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel writes to Centre on gasoline scarcity in state

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has written to the Centre and red-flagged the gasoline scarcity within the state and its antagonistic impression on ambulance providers and agricultural actions.

Baghel on Sunday wrote to Union petroleum minister Hardeep Puri apprising him of depleting buffer inventory at petrol pumps. “Because the final couple of months, there was a scarcity in provide of petrol and diesel to the state, on account of which a number of petrol pumps have been operating dry. That is adversely affecting important providers like ambulance service. Since Chhattisgarh is an agrarian state and with the onset of monsoon, farming actions begin right here. However as a result of unavailability of diesel in enough amount, farmers are going through hassle to hold out work by way of tractors. In a letter to the Union minister, I’ve urged him to deal with the difficulty and guarantee enough provide of gasoline to the state,” mentioned Baghel.

In line with the Chhattisgarh Petroleum Sellers Welfare Affiliation, the Hindustan Petroleum Company Restricted (

) has 750 stores within the state, which have been pressured to cease the sale as a result of irregular provide of gasoline, he mentioned. “Additional evaluation of the difficulty revealed that earlier, petroleum depots used to have a buffer inventory for 4-5 days, however now it has a buffer inventory for less than someday,” he added. Because of the scarcity of gasoline, even vital providers like ambulances are getting affected, Baghel mentioned.

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