After a month, prices of petrol and diesel have been increased once again across the country. This time petrol has become costlier by 26 paise per liter and diesel by 25 paise per liter. After which the price of petrol has reached the most expensive price yet. The price of one liter petrol in the capital Delhi is Rs 84.20 and diesel is Rs 74.38.
New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices have increased for the second consecutive day in the country. Today, the price of petrol has been increased by 23 paise per liter and diesel by 26 paise per liter. Petrol price in the national capital on Thursday was Rs 84.20 per liter, which is the highest level ever. At the same time, the price of diesel in Delhi has become Rs 74.38.
Petrol in Mumbai Rs 90.83 per liter
Petrol in Mumbai is Rs 90.83 per liter and diesel is Rs 81.07 per liter. Earlier, the maximum price of petrol in Delhi was Rs 84 per liter on October 4, 2018, at that time diesel was at Rs 75.45 per liter.
Public sector oil companies Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) resumed price review on a daily basis after about a month yesterday. Yesterday, the price of petrol was increased by 26 paise per liter and diesel by 25 paise per liter.
After the rise in oil prices, senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewal has said, “Petrol-diesel has reached its most expensive price in 73 years.” At the same time, due to the increase in the price of petrol and diesel, the budget of the general public has deteriorated, while the burden has fallen on the farmers and laborers. Is it good to eat and drink things expensive? Here are the good days of the Modi government? ”Along with this, he has appealed to the Modi government to stop looting the pockets of the countrymen and reduce the price of petrol and diesel as soon as possible.
Government looted 19 lakh crore rupees from countrymen’s pockets: Surjewal
In another tweet, Surjewal has accused the Modi government that in the last six and a half years, the government has looted nearly 19 lakh crores rupees from the pockets of the citizens by taxing petrol and diesel and since May 2014, the Modi government Has increased excise 820% on diesel and 258% on petrol. For the time being, since May 2020, the price of petrol has been increased by Rs 14.28 per liter and diesel by Rs 11.83 per liter.
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