New Delhi: Amidst protests across the country, oil companies have once again increased the prices of petrol and diesel today. Today there has been an increase of 27 paise per liter in petrol and 23 paise per liter in diesel. After this change, petrol is being sold in Delhi for Rs 96.12 per liter and diesel at Rs 86.98 per liter.
- Delhi Today in petrol Rs 96.12 and diesel Rs 86.98 per liter
- Kolkata Petrol in Rs 96.06 and diesel at Rs 89.83 per liter
- Mumbai Petrol Rs 102.30 and Diesel Rs 94.39 per liter
- Chennai Petrol Rs 97.43 and Diesel Rs 91.64 per liter
- Jaipur Petrol Rs. 102.73 and Diesel Rs. 95.92 per liter
- Bhopal Petrol Rs 104.29 and Diesel Rs 95.60 per liter
- Noida Petrol Rs 93.46 and Diesel Rs 87.46 per liter
Diesel’s century now in Rajasthan
In Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Ladakh, the price of petrol had already crossed Rs 100 per liter. Diesel has now also scored a century in Rajasthan. Rajasthan is the first state where both petrol and diesel have crossed Rs 100 per liter. Petrol in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan is selling at Rs 107 while diesel is being sold at Rs 100.05 per liter.
Common citizens upset due to rising price of petrol and diesel
On the one hand the common citizen is expressing grief over the rising prices and on the other hand the opposition has taken to the streets regarding this issue. Responding to the rising prices, the common citizen who was filling petrol at the petrol pump located at Man Singh Marg in Delhi said, “The budget has started deteriorating due to rising petrol prices day by day.” Vijay, who is filling petrol in the motorcycle, said, “There is not much income, the price of oil is increasing. If a person gets oil worth Rs 200, what will he eat? If the price of oil is to be increased, then the salary of the common man should also be considered. “
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra targeted the central government over the increase in the prices of petrol and diesel, saying, “When the country was in disaster, people were facing economic crisis. Then the government earned 2.5 lakh crores by taxing petrol and diesel.”