Petrol Diesel Price Today: Petrol and diesel became expensive by Rs 20 in about 17 months of the Corona period
Petrol Diesel Price Today. In the last 17 months, the demand and consumption of petrol and diesel has not been as high as the price has increased. Fuel has become costlier by Rs 20 in the calendar years of 2020 and 2021 in the country. Due to which petrol has reached 100 rupees and diesel 92 rupees per liter.
The special thing is that during this time there was a Corona outbreak in the country and the lockdown continued in the country. Due to which, vegetables and other goods also saw a boom in the country. Today, inflation is at its peak in the country. This is mainly due to the increase in the price of petrol and diesel. At the same time, the inflation on petrol and diesel has been seen in these five months, it was not seen in the 12 months of 2020.
Diesel and petrol became costlier by 20 rupees in 17 months
According to data from IOCL, diesel has become costlier by Rs 20 in the last 17 months in the four metros of the country. Mumbai has seen the most rapid growth, where diesel has become costlier by Rs 19.99 per liter. At the same time, Chennai has seen an increase of up to Rs 17.01 per liter during this period. While Delhi and Kolkata have seen a rise of Rs 16.11 and Rs 16.53 respectively.
On the other hand, in case of petrol, there has been a rise of Rs 18.07 in the capital Delhi and Rs 18.70 in Mumbai. While in Kolkata it has become expensive by Rs 15.47 and in Chennai by 16.74 rupees per liter. Surprisingly, in these 17 months elections were held in more than half a dozen states of the country and during this period, the price of petrol and diesel has also been stable.
Petrol and diesel cost 2021 more expensive than 2020
In the case of increase in the price of petrol and diesel, 2021 is seen more dangerous than in 2020. The reason for this is that the price of fuel has not increased in 2020, more than 150 days have passed since 2021. In the country’s capital Delhi, petrol became expensive by Rs 8.57 and diesel by Rs 5.91 per liter in the whole year of 2020. At the same time, petrol has become expensive by Rs 9.50 and up to Rs 10.20 in the months of 2021.
The same has been seen in some other metros as well. In 2020, petrol in Kolkata became expensive by Rs 7.39 and diesel by Rs 7.06. Petrol became costlier by Rs 9.55 and diesel by Rs 9.20 in Mumbai in the same period. While in Chennai, petrol became costlier by Rs 8.39 and diesel by Rs 7.35 in 2020. At the same time, petrol in Kolkata has become expensive by Rs 8.08 and diesel by Rs 9.47 in 2021. While in Mumbai, petrol has gone up by Rs 9.15 and diesel by Rs 10.79. In Chennai, petrol has become costlier by Rs 8.35 and diesel by Rs 9.66 per liter in five months.
How expensive petrol and diesel became in May
In the month of May, the price of petrol and diesel has increased by more than Rs 3.50 per liter. First of all, petrol has seen an increase of Rs 2.81 in Delhi, Rs 2.65 in Kolkata, Rs 2.66 in Mumbai and Rs 2.46 in Chennai. Whereas diesel has seen a lot of increase. Diesel has increased by Rs 3.34 per liter in Delhi, Rs 3.30 in Kolkata, Rs 3.49 in Mumbai and Rs 3.12 per liter in Chennai.