Petrol and diesel prices rose again today, five times more expensive in six days
New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices have risen again. Laguni breaks in oil prices. Petrol and diesel prices in India have been steadily rising since the Russo-Ukrainian war. Petrol and diesel prices have risen for the fifth time in a row. Petrol prices have been hiked by 50 paise per liter and diesel by 55 paise per liter. In Odisha, petrol is priced at Rs 105.82 per liter and diesel at Rs 75.56 per liter.
Oil prices have not broken since the start of the week. On Sunday, petrol prices were hiked by 50 paise per liter and diesel by 55 paise per liter. Oil prices have risen by Rs 3.60-3.65 per liter in the last four days. According to a Delhi-based fuel tanker, the price of petrol in Delhi has now gone up to Rs 4.91 per liter. Similarly, the price of diesel has gone up from Rs 7.8 per liter to Rs 80.72 per liter. Oil prices have risen sharply in recent months, but prices have risen sharply in recent months.
In Mumbai, petrol prices were hiked by 53 paise to Rs 113.7 per liter on Sunday. Diesel prices have risen by 56 paise to Rs 7.13 per liter. In Kolkata, the price of petrol has gone up by 52 paise to Rs 108.53 per liter. The price of diesel has gone up by 57 paise to Rs 73.59 per liter. Similarly, in Chennai, the price of a liter of petrol has gone up by 56 paise to Rs 105 and that of diesel by 73 paise to Rs 75.10.
In five states, including Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, the price of petroleum products remained stable before the start of the assembly elections. Oil prices rose for the first time on March 22 after a four-and-a-half-month hiatus. Since then, the price has increased fivefold. The previous four times the price had been increased by 40 paise per liter. This is the sharpest single day increase since the daily price revision began in June 2018. Gasoline prices have gone up by Rs 3.80 per liter and diesel by Rs 3.75 per liter last week.
Crude oil prices have risen by $ 30 a barrel over the past four-and-a-half months. With the announcement of the results of the March 10 assembly elections, petrol and diesel prices are likely to rise. But the oil companies waited a few more days. That being said, now the oil marketing companies are compensating them. India is 75 percent dependent on imports to meet its oil needs.