Petrol diesel prices: prices of petrol and diesel were seen in Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, and Mumbai. In the financial capital Mumbai, one-litre petrol is sold at 86 rupees 72 paise per litre and diesel 75 rupees 74 paise per litre.
New Delhi: Prices of rising petrol and diesel prices continue to hit the common man. Today, there was a record increase in prices on the 11th day. In New Delhi, petrol prices were up 16 and diesel prices increased by 19 paise per litre. Along with that, the price of petrol in the city has gone up by 79 rupees, 31 paise and the price of diesel has reached 71 rupees 34 paise per litre.
In Kolkata, Chennai, and Mumbai, prices of petrol and diesel were seen too. In the financial capital Mumbai, one-litre petrol is sold at 86 rupees 72 paise per litre and diesel 75 rupees 74 paise per litre.
Oil companies have hiked petrol prices by 16 paise and diesel price by 20 paise per litre. Tell you that the increase in diesel prices can lead to inflation, as diesel is used in vehicles for the transport of food and agricultural products.
The Congress and other opposition parties are attacking the Modi government over the rising oil prices and are demanding it to be brought under the purview of GST. Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said that the Center and states should work together to bring Petrol and Diesel in the realm of commodity and service (GST). The statement of the former finance minister has come after the new record of petrol and diesel has been raised every day.
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“It is not necessary to increase the price of petrol and diesel continuously as prices are rising due to an excessive increase in prices,” said Chidambaram, who said via Twitter. ”
The Congress leader said, “It is a fictitious reason to blame the states on behalf of the Center. BJP (BJP) forgets its bragging things because BJP is in power in 19 states, together with state and state governments, GST Should be brought under the purview of the Constitution. “