Petrol Diesel Price Today: Inflation hits common man; petrol, diesel prices rise after 137 days

The common people have suffered a setback on the inflation front. Government oil companies have released the price of petrol and diesel for today (March 22). After about four and a half months, once again the prices of petrol and diesel have increased.

Petrol Diesel Price Today: Inflation hits common man; petrol, diesel prices rise after 137 days
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Petrol Diesel Price Today: The common people have suffered a setback on the inflation front. Government oil companies have released the price of petrol and diesel for today (March 22). After about four and a half months, once again the prices of petrol and diesel have increased. Government oil companies have released the price of petrol and diesel for today.


Diesel prices have increased by 76 to 86 paise in the country today while there has been an increase of 76 to 84 paise in petrol prices. There was no increase in the price of these two fuels since November 4 last year.


After this increase, a liter of petrol in Delhi is getting Rs 96.21 per liter while diesel is getting Rs 87.47 per liter. The price of petrol in Mumbai is Rs 110.82 and the price of diesel is Rs 95.00 per litre. Petrol in Kolkata costs Rs 105.51 while diesel costs Rs 90.62 a litre. In Chennai, petrol is Rs 102.16 a liter and diesel is Rs 92.19 a liter.




Petrol and diesel prices in major cities of India


city                                       diesel            petrol


Delhi                                     87.47            96.21


Mumbai                                95.00           110.82


Kolkata                                90.62            105.51


Chennai                               92.19             102.16



Amidst the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine for the last 28 days, the prices of crude oil in the international market are continuously fluctuating. Crude oil prices are seeing an increase once again. 


Due to the increase in the price of crude oil in the international market, the possibility of increase in the prices of petrol and diesel in the Indian market was already being expressed.




Petrol and diesel are expensive in India due to this reason


After adding excise duty, dealer commission and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price almost doubles.


Petrol and diesel prices fluctuate daily depending on what the prices of crude are in the international market along with foreign exchange rates.




Find out prices of petrol, diesel in your city


The prices of petrol and diesel change daily and are updated at 6 in the morning. You can also know the daily rate of petrol-diesel through SMS. Indian Oil customers can get information by sending city code with RSP to 9224992249 and BPCL customers by sending RSP to 9223112222. Meanwhile, HPCL consumers can find out the price by sending HP Price to 9222201122.


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