New Delhi: The continued rise in the price of petrol and diesel has upset the common man. Today, once again, the common man has suffered a severe setback in the price rise. State-owned oil companies have hiked the price of petrol and diesel for the second consecutive day. Petrol prices have gone up by 22 to 30 paise per litre today, while diesel prices have gone up by 29 to 32 paise.
Petrol price in Delhi has gone up to Rs 101.89 per litre while diesel has gone up to Rs 90.17 per litre. Petrol is being sold at Rs 107.95 and diesel at Rs 97.84 per litre in Mumbai. Petrol price in Kolkata is Rs 102.47 while diesel is Rs 93.27 per litre. In Chennai, petrol is being sold at Rs 99.58 a litre while diesel at Rs 94.74 a litre. 100 per litre in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Mumbai has the highest price of petrol.
In fact, crude oil prices have once again reached around $80. So, all the petroleum products are becoming costlier. Petrol, which started getting costlier from Monday this week, went ahead every day after taking a day's break. Thus, in four days it has become costlier by 70 paise per litre.