The backlash of petrol and diesel inflation continues. Petrol diesel is becoming increasingly expensive after the assembly elections held in May. After Wednesday’s relief, oil prices have seen an increase once on Thursday. Today the price of petrol has become 26 paise and diesel by 7 paise. Petrol in Delhi is being sold today at Rs 97.76 and diesel at Rs 88.30 per liter. The price of petrol in Sriganganagar, Rajasthan has now come close to Rs 109. Diesel has also crossed Rs 101.
Last year on June 24, 2020, the rate of petrol in Delhi was Rs 79.76. Thus the prices have gone up by Rs 18 in a year. Crude oil has crossed $ 75 per barrel in the international market. Due to this, there is a possibility of a further increase in prices.
Talking about other cities, today petrol in Mumbai is Rs 103.89. At the same time, petrol in Kolkata is Rs 97.63 and in Chennai is Rs 98.88. Whereas in Mumbai, diesel is priced at Rs 95.79. The rate of diesel in Kolkata is Rs 91.15 and in Chennai is Rs 92.89.
Apart from this, petrol in Bhopal Rs 105.99 and diesel Rs 97.00, in Ranchi petrol Rs 93.55 and 93.20, in Bengaluru petrol 101.03 and diesel Rs 93.61, in Patna petrol 99.80 and Rs 93.63, in Chandigarh petrol 94.02 and diesel Rs 87.94 and in Lucknow petrol 94.95 more. Diesel is available for Rs 88.71.
Diesel became costlier by Rs 7.52 per liter in 30 days
Oil prices have risen 30 times since the assembly elections last month. Within 30 days, the price of petrol has increased by Rs 7.44 per liter and diesel by Rs 7.52 per liter. So far in June itself, petrol has become costlier by Rs 3.27. On June 1, the rate of petrol in Delhi was Rs 94.49 per liter, today it has been Rs 97.76. While diesel has become costlier by Rs 2.92. On June 1, the rate of diesel in Delhi was Rs 85.38, today it is Rs 88.30.
Prices were stagnant due to elections
Since last March, there was a stir in the assembly elections in 5 states of the country. Due to this, the prices of petrol and diesel did not increase even after crude oil became expensive. However, in the meantime, the prices of petrol and diesel have come down in four installments after the crude oil became cheaper. This made petrol cheaper by 77 paise per liter. Government oil companies had increased the price of diesel by 17 paise per liter on 27 February 2021. After this, there was no increase in its price for more than two months. However, during the last March-April, the price of diesel remained stagnant and was cut by 77 paise per liter for four days.
You can also know the price of petrol diesel
Indian Oil has given the facility to know the rate of petrol and diesel. You can also know through SMS. Indian Oil customers type in the message box – RSP 102072 (RSP <space>Dealer Code of Petrol Pump) to know the Delhi price and send it to the number 9224992249. Similarly, type RSP 108412 for Mumbai, RSP 119941 for Kolkata, and RSP 133593 for Chennai and send it to 9224992249. By doing this you will get the latest rates on your mobile