Oil companies have increased the prices of petrol by Rs 6.40 in the last 10 days, while the prices of diesel have also increased by almost the same amount. On Thursday, March 3, the price of petrol and diesel was increased by 80 paise per liter.
Since March 22, the series of jumps in the prices of petrol and diesel is going on in the country. Petrol and diesel prices were raised on March 22 after remaining stable for a record 137 days. Earlier, petrol and diesel prices had not increased for a long time. From November 4 last year till March 21, there was no increase in the prices of both petrol and diesel.
Today in Delhi the price of one liter of petrol is Rs 93.07 per liter and diesel is Rs 93.07 per litre. At the same time, petrol in Mumbai is Rs 116.72 per liter, while diesel is Rs 100.94.
Petrol in Kolkata is Rs 111.35 and Diesel is Rs 96.22. Petrol in Chennai is being sold at a price of Rs 107.45 per liter. At the same time, diesel is being sold for Rs 97.52.
Petrol and diesel prices in major cities of India
city diesel petrol
Delhi 93.07 101.81
Mumbai 100.94 116.72
Kolkata 96.22 111.35
Chennai 97.52 107.45
The war in Ukraine is still going on in Russia. Its global impact can also be seen. In such a situation, now the concern about the prices of petrol and diesel has increased. On the other hand, the prices of crude oil are also touching the sky these days. In such a situation, due to the increase in the price of petrol and diesel, the common man is suffering financially.
Amidst the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine for the last 28 days, the prices of crude oil in the international market are continuously fluctuating. Crude oil prices are seeing an increase once again.
Due to the increase in the price of crude oil in the international market, the possibility of an increase in the prices of petrol and diesel in the Indian market was already being expressed.
Due to the increase in the price of petrol and diesel, the common man is suffering financially.
Petrol and diesel are expensive in India due to this reason
After adding excise duty, dealer commission and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price almost doubles.
Petrol and diesel prices fluctuate daily depending on what the prices of crude are in the international market along with foreign exchange rates.
Find out prices of petrol, diesel in your city
The prices of petrol and diesel change daily and are updated at 6 in the morning. You can also know the daily rate of petrol-diesel through SMS. Indian Oil customers can get information by sending city code with RSP to 9224992249 and BPCL customers by sending RSP to 9223112222. Meanwhile, HPCL consumers can find out the price by sending HP Price to 9222201122.
first published:April 1, 2022, 7:33 a.m.