Supreme court has asked the central government a question that the price of diesel and petrol can be the same?
Apex court has asked this question after the report of environment pollution control authority in which it is said that the diesel vehicle are one of the main sources of air pollution.
In India the price of diesel is low in comparison of the price of petrol and maximum heavy vehicle are a diesel engine, the court is hearing on Dehli air pollution.
A bench of justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta suggested that the government could contemplate fixing the price of diesel and petrol on par for four wheelers, other than goods vehicles.
“You take instructions whether you can have an equal price at petrol places for diesel and petrol for four-wheelers,” the bench told the council seeming for the Centre.