Petrol- Diesel prices in the country are setting a new record every day. Due to the continuous increase, the burden of the pocket of the common man is increasing rapidly. In many states, Petrol prices crossed Rs 100. Diesel has also scored it’s century. Talk about today (June 23, Wednesday).
Indian Oil Marketing Companies (IOC, HPCL & BPCL) have changed the prices of both petrol and diesel today. Let us tell you that yesterday the price of petrol increased. At the same time, the price of diesel was also increased by 30 paise per litre.
Retail inflation at the highest level of 6 months, increased to 6.3% in May. Experts believe that fuel rates will continue to rise in the coming days as well. For the time being, let’s know what is the price in other metros of the country.
Price of petrol.
According to the website of Indian Oil, today the price of petrol in the country’s capital Delhi has gone up to Rs 97.50 per litre. At the same time, petrol is getting Rs 103.69 per litre in the financial capital Mumbai. Talking about Kolkata, here you will have to pay Rs 97.50 for one litre of petrol. While in Chennai, petrol will be available at Rs 98.65 per litre. Whereas in Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, petrol is Rs 105.52 per litre.
The price of diesel in Delhi has gone up to Rs 88.23 per litre. In Mumbai, diesel is being sold at Rs 95.72 per litre. In Kolkata, you will get one litre of diesel for Rs 91.08. Whereas in Chennai, you will have to pay Rs 92.83 for a litre of diesel. At the same time, diesel in Bhopal is Rs 96.93 per litre.
Heavy tax by central and state governments.
Let us tell you that the central and state governments together increase the biggest burden on the pockets of the common man. Central excise and state taxes account for 60 per cent of petrol prices, while it is 54 per cent in diesel. Central excise duty on petrol is Rs 32.90 per litre, while that on diesel is Rs 86.65 per litre.