MAHOTTARI — The cadres of agitating Unified Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have destroyed some 150 liter diesel in the district headquarters of Mahottari, Jaleshor, on Sunday morning.
They destroyed the diesel brought from Vittamod of India, stating that the ongoing border blockade and Madhes agitation were challenged.
The agitating cadres spilled the diesel on the road and set fire on it at around 5:00 am today, leader of UDMF Lal Babu Yadav admitted.
It is learned that the cadres also attempted to set a motorcycle that was used to bring the fuel on fire.
Petroleum products’ prices go down
KATHMANDU- The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the prices of petroleum products effective this midnight.
A meeting of the NOC held today reduced the prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 2 per litre each. With the adjusted price list, petrol shall cost Rs 112 per litre while diesel and kerosene will be available at Rs 99 per litre, NOC spokesperson Birendra Goit shared.Follow @gorkhapost