Petrol, diesel prices rise by ₹3 in Karnataka after sales tax increase

State BJP chief BY Vijayendra said that if the decision is not rolled back there will be a state-wide protest on 17 June.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 16, 2024 | 11:30 AMUpdatedJun 16, 2024 | 11:30 AM

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Karnataka government has hiked sales tax on petrol and diesel with immediate effect. The prices have now gone up by ₹3 in the state. Karnataka Sales Tax (KST) has increased from 25.92 percent to 29.84 percent on petrol and from 14.3 percent to 18.4 percent on diesel. Petrol may sell at ₹103.84 per litre and diesel at ₹88.93 in Bengaluru.

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