Petrol, Diesel Prices Today: Petrol-diesel prices not changed for 10 consecutive days, still at record level
Fuel Price Today: In the country in the last two months Petrol and diesel prices Surprisingly there has been a wild increase. In February, the price was increased for 14 days, while the reduction was not done even once. Although there is peace in the retail fuel price for the last 10 days, the price of retail fuel price in the country is still at its record level. Even on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, the oil marketing companies have not made any change in the prices. The last change was made on 27 February, when the price of petrol was increased by 23-24 paise and diesel by 15-16 paise.
Currently, the price of petrol in Delhi is being sold at Rs 91.17 per liter and diesel at Rs 81.47 per liter. Petrol is being sold in Mumbai at Rs 97.57 per liter and diesel Rs 88.60 per liter. The top four metros of the country – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai – have the most expensive petrol in Mumbai. In Kolkata, petrol is being priced at Rs 91.35 per liter and diesel at Rs 84.35 per liter. Petrol in Chennai is priced at Rs 93.11 per liter while diesel is priced at Rs 86.45 per liter.
Fuel has become so expensive in only two months of the year
In the first two months of the year, petrol has become expensive by Rs 4.87 per liter and diesel by Rs 4.99 per liter. Petrol and diesel prices had crossed Rs 100 per liter in the country in Anuppur in Madhya Pradesh and Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan, where premium petrol was already selling expensive. These two states impose the highest VAT on fuel oil.
There has been an uproar in Parliament
The second phase of the budget session of Parliament started on Monday. In the Rajya Sabha, the opposition created a lot of uproar over the prices of petrol and diesel. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge raised a lot of questions about petrol crossing Rs 100. He also attacked the government over the expensive LPG. He alleged that the government is collecting excise, due to which oil has become expensive.