Petrol, diesel price hiked after almost 2 months as elections conclude | Sangbad Pratidin

News Daily Digital Desk: For the first time in almost two months. Petrol and diesel prices rose again after the results were announced. After staying the same price for 18 days in a row, the price goes up again. On Tuesday, the price of petrol increased by 12 to 15 paise per liter in different parts of the country. In Delhi, the price of a liter of petrol rose by 15 paise to Tk 90.55. Diesel price increased by 17 paise per liter. Price 80.91 rupees. Meanwhile, petrol price in Mumbai went up by 12 paise. At present, a liter of petrol costs Rs 96.95 in the state. In Kolkata, the price of a liter of petrol has gone up from Rs 90.72 to Rs 90.7. In Chennai and Bangalore, petrol is priced at Rs 93.7 and Rs 93.8 per liter, respectively. In Bangalore, the price has gone up by 24 paise.

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Meanwhile, with the price hike of 18 paise, Kolkata residents have to pay Tk 73.7 per liter to buy a liter of diesel. In Mumbai and Chennai, the price of diesel has gone up by Rs 8.96 and Rs 65.90 per liter respectively. Demand for fuel oil has fallen sharply around the world due to the Corona. Due to which the price of crude oil is also declining. Last year too, India reduced its imports of petrol and diesel due to the coroner’s coup and lockdown. This year too, the same incident is being repeated due to the reddening of the eyes of the killer virus. Multiple cities are on the path to full and partial lockdown. As a result, the demand for petrol and diesel is decreasing. However, after the end of the vote, the central government again criticized the increase in petrol and diesel prices in the country. It may be mentioned that last February, for the first time, the price of fuel oil crossed the 100 mark in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Prices dropped with relief before voting began in March. But in Corona, the price of petrol and diesel is going up again.

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