Indian Oil advert promotes e-fuel vouchers as ‘marriage ceremony items’  |  Photo Credit score: Twitter
- Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOC) shared an advert on Twitter that promoted e-Gas vouchers
- The publish mentioned the vouchers have been ‘excellent items to have fun weddings’
- They got here up with related voucher promotionals throughout Diwali and Dhanteras
The subject of gasoline value has change into widespread parlance because of the fixed surge in costs.
In different phrases, the hike in gasoline costs throughout the nation has change into the speak of each family. Whereas many react to a surge by sharing their ideas on social media, others create memes to precise their woes.
Then there have been many who joked on Twitter about gifting petrol to folks throughout particular events like birthdays, anniversaries, and weddings. It seems to be like Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOC) could have favored this concept a bit an excessive amount of.
The nation’s prime refiner posted an advert on Twitter a few scheme the place folks should purchase ‘e-fuel’ vouchers and reward them to their family members.
On the microblogging web site, Indian Oil Corp Ltd wrote that the e-Gas vouchers are a ‘excellent reward to have fun weddings’.
“Make the brand new beginnings of your family members way more particular. An ideal reward to have fun weddings, get the IndianOil’s One4U e-Gas Voucher immediately and bathe them together with your love & blessings,” Indian Oil tweeted.
Apparently, this is not the primary time that the gasoline retailer put out related promotions on social media. They got here up with reward vouchers price Rs 500-10,000 for Diwali and Dhateras.
The tweet has collected near 100 likes and a few fascinating feedback from Twitter customers.
Whereas some customers noticed the humorous facet of the scheme, many thought it was in unhealthy style as folks across the nation are going through day by day challenges because of rising gasoline costs.
A consumer wrote, “Apt commercial for this excessive “gasoline tax” conditions. However I believe some goes to lose the job for this advert.”
“So you might be having fun with the income whereas the widespread public is struggling,” wrote one other.
The Central authorities had introduced a minimize on the excise responsibility of fuels on the eve of Diwali. Petrol and diesel costs remained unchanged for the twenty fifth consecutive day, 29 November.
The federal government had minimize excise responsibility on petrol by Rs 5 per litre and that on diesel by Rs 10 per litre on 3 November.