Big relief to common people before elections, petrol and diesel become cheaper after 24 days in the country
New Delhi. Legislative assembly elections in five states of the country are on the head and the common people have got a big relief from the price of petrol and diesel. After 24 days, the price of petrol and diesel has come down in all the four metros of the country. The price of petrol in the country’s capital Delhi has come down from 91 rupees. While the price of diesel has also seen a decline. According to experts, the decline in petrol and diesel prices has been observed in the international market for the last few days due to the continuous fall in the price of crude oil.
Fall in the price of petrol
According to the website of Indian Oil, the price of petrol has been observed in all the four metros of the country. Petrol prices have come down by 18 paise in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai by 17 paise, and in Chennai by 16 paise per liter. After this, petrol prices in these four metros have been increased to Rs 90.99, Rs 91.18, Rs 97.40 and Rs 92.95 per liter respectively. Let us tell you that since February 22, the price of petrol and diesel is getting stable.
Diesel also became cheaper
According to the website of Indian Oil, the price of diesel has also been observed in all the four metros of the country. According to the data, the price of diesel in the capital of Delhi and Kolkata has come down by 17 paise, 18 paise in Mumbai and 16 paise per liter in Chennai. After this, the price of diesel in the four metros has been increased to Rs 81.30, Rs 84.18, Rs 88.42 and Rs 86.29 per liter respectively.
Crude oil price fall
At the same time, due to the deepening havoc of Corona in Europe, the movement of crude oil in the international market has slowed down. The benchmark crude oil prices have fallen by 6.52 per cent in the previous session. Brent crude has come close to $ 60 a barrel after about 6 weeks and crude oil has lost more than 15% in the last 15 days. Oil market expert Anuj Gupta said that this fall in crude oil can bring relief from the inflation of petrol and diesel in the coming days.