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Murli Deora takes charge in petroleum ministry

delhi Updated: May 29, 2009 13:30 IST

Congress leader Murli Deora took charge as the union minister for petroleum and natural gas on Friday morning and announced a new scheme for distribution of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in villages.

When asked about auto fuel deregulation, Deora told reporters that the matter was under consideration and no time frame had been set.

Minister of State for Petroleum Jitin Prasada also took charge of his office.