Petrol Diesel Price: Inflation hits common man as fuel rates rise again

Petrol price has increased by 35 paise per liter today, while diesel has become costlier by 18 paise per liter. Earlier, on Saturday, July 3, there was no increase in oil prices.

Petrol Diesel Price: Inflation hits common man as fuel rates rise again
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Kundan Singh, New Delhi: On the inflation front, today again the common people have suffered a major setback. After a day's relief, the government oil companies have again increased the prices of petrol and diesel today. 


Petrol price has increased by 35 paise per liter today, while diesel has become costlier by 18 paise per liter. Earlier, on Saturday, July 3, there was no increase in oil prices.


With this increase, the price of petrol in Delhi today is Rs 99.51 per liter and diesel at Rs 89.36 per liter. In Mumbai, petrol costs Rs 105.98 and diesel Rs 96.91 per liter. 


Petrol is being sold at Rs 99.44 per liter and diesel at Rs 92.27 per liter in Kolkata today. Petrol in Chennai has reached Rs 100.44 and diesel at Rs 93.91 per liter.


Petrol price has crossed Rs 100 in these cities


After the continuous increase from May 4, till now the price of petrol has crossed Rs 100 per liter in many cities. This includes Mumbai, Chennai, Ratnagiri, Aurangabad, Jaisalmer, Ganganagar, Hyderabad, Leh, Banswara, Indore, Jaipur, Bhopal, Gwalior, Guntur, Kakinada, Chikmagalur, Shivamogga, Patna and Leh.


Petrol, diesel prices are increasing continuously


Let us tell you that after the assembly elections held in five states, the prices of petrol and diesel have been increasing continuously since May 4. During this period, the petrol price has been increased 35 times so far. 


Petrol has become costlier by Rs 9.19 per liter in these 35 days. At the same time, diesel has increased 34 times so far. Diesel has become costlier by Rs 8.57 per liter in these 34 days.


Know the price of petrol and diesel in your city


Let us tell you that the prices of petrol and diesel change daily and get updated at 6 am. You can also know the daily rate of petrol and diesel through SMS. Indian Oil customers can get information by sending city code along with RSP to 9224992249 number and BPCL consumers by writing RSP to number 9223112222. At the same time, HPCL consumers can know the price by sending HPPrice to the number 9222201122.


Know why petrol, diesel are becoming so expensive


After adding excise duty, dealer commission and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price almost doubles. Petrol and diesel prices change daily based on what are the crude prices in the international market along with the foreign exchange rates.


If the excise duty of the central government and the VAT of the state governments were removed, then the rate of diesel and petrol would have been around Rs 27 a liter, but whether it is the central or the state government, both cannot remove the tax at any cost. Because a major part of the revenue comes from here. This money leads to development.

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