Modi did not endorse Sunday off for petrol pumps: Petroleum Ministry

Modi did not endorse Sunday off for petrol pumps: Petroleum Ministry

Petroleum Ministry while coming down heavily on petrol pump owners has slammed their decision to observe Sunday off under the pretext of answering Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for oil conservation.

Consortium of Indian Petroleum Dealers has pressed for Sunday off for as many as 25,000 petrol pump dealers under its umbrella mostly in South India and some in parts of Maharashtra.

Earlier, Petroleum Ministry headed by Dharmendra Pradhan had said it did not approve the decision of Sunday off. “@PetroleumMin neither endorses nor approves of move by small section of dealers to keep their petrol pumps closed on Sundays @dpradhanbjp,” the Ministry said in a tweet. Read More…

Credit By : Deccan Chronicle

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