New Delhi: Government may consider "minor adjustments" on the LPG cylinder cap in the wake of pressure from within the Congress and Trinamool Congress's decision to withdraw support to the UPA.
Sources said that while there is no question of rollback of the government's decision to put a cap on the number of subsidized cylinders, the government was ready for minor adjustments on it and can increase the total number of such cylinders per household from the proposed six to nine annually.
An indication to this was available in AICC as voices of dissent emerged even from within the party over the LPG cap.
"This decision is illogical," said a senior party functionary indicating that there could be modifications into it. Two Union Ministers KV Thomas and Harish Rawat have already expressed their displeasure over the cap....more
11:49 PM, Sep 18, 2012