Oil companies have given relief to the public for the third consecutive day and the rates of petrol and diesel have not been increased. In the last 20 days, the price of oil has increased by Rs 10 per liter across the country.
Earlier on Thursday and Friday also, oil prices were stable. Today is the third consecutive day when no change has been made in the rates of petrol and diesel. That is, people have relief from the rising prices of petrol and diesel. Earlier on Wednesday, an increase of 80 paise per liter was done. Even today, Wednesday’s prices are in effect across the country.
Earlier on Wednesday (April 6) the prices of both petrol and diesel were increased by 80 paise per liter.
Thus, the price of petrol and diesel has increased 14 times in the last 17 days. The price of petrol and diesel has increased by up to Rs 10 in 17 days.
Since March 22, the prices of petrol and diesel in the country have been increasing. 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 fuels.
Petrol in Delhi today has become Rs 105 41 per liter while diesel is being sold at Rs 96 67 paise per liter. In Mumbai, the price of petrol and diesel is Rs 120.51 and Rs 104.77 per litre. Petrol in Kolkata costs Rs 115.12 while diesel costs Rs 99.83 per litre. At the same time, in Chennai, petrol is Rs 110.85 per liter and diesel is Rs 100.94 per liter.
Petrol and diesel prices in major cities of the country
city Petrol Rs/litre Diesel Rs/litre
Sriganganagar 122.93 105.34
Mumbai 120.51 104.77
Bhopal 118.14 101.16
Jaipur 118.03 100.92
Ranchi 108.71 102.02
Patna 116.23 101.06
Chennai 110.85 100.94
Bengaluru 111.09 94.79
Kolkata 115.12 99.83
Delhi 105.41 96.67
Agra 105.03 96.58
Lucknow 105.25 96.83
Ahmedabad 105.08 99.43
Chandigarh 104.74 90.83
Port Blair 91.45 85.83
Amidst the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine which has been going on for over a month, 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 10, 2022, 8:39 a.m.