Petrol Price Today: After petrol in the country, diesel has also crossed Rs 100. The havoc of the second wave of Corona and lockdown The inflation of oil has broken the back of the common man amid reduced earnings from Rs. In the midst of all this, there is some hope of reducing the price of petrol and diesel. In order to provide relief to the people, an important meeting of the Parliament Standing Committee is going to be held today regarding the rising fuel prices.
Let us tell you that there is a continuous increase in the price of oil. Although the oil companies did not change the prices on Thursday, although on Wednesday, petrol was made expensive by 25 paise and diesel by 13 paise. Oil prices have been raised 25 times in the last 44 days. Petrol is being sold at 107.79 per liter and diesel 100.51 per liter on Wednesday in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan.
The meeting will be of the Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas Affairs. The committee has called officials from Ministry of Petroleum and IOC, BPCL and HPCL. In the meeting, information will also be sought on the issue of current pricing and marketing and the issue of current pricing-marketing of natural gas. Along with this, the officials of GAIL have also been called in the meeting.
Petrol crosses 100 in many cities
Significantly, after the continuous increase in the price of petrol, now the prices of petrol have come very close to hitting the century mark across the country. Oil prices have already crossed the Rs 100 per liter mark in some cities and towns of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh.
Let us inform that in the capital Delhi, the price of petrol has gone up to Rs 96.66 per liter and diesel to Rs 87.41 per liter. While petrol prices in Mumbai crossed the Rs 100 mark for the first time on May 29, the fuel price touched a new high of Rs 102.82 per liter on Wednesday. Here the price of diesel also increased to Rs 94.84 per liter, which is the highest in the metros.