New Delhi, amidst the skyrocketing prices of petrol and diesel, there is a relief news for the people. Fuel prices continued to rise for 12 consecutive days on Sunday. Oil marketing companies have kept the prices of petrol and diesel unchanged on Sunday. After this, petrol in the national capital today is Rs 90.58 per liter, while diesel remains at Rs 80.97 per liter, which is the price of Friday. The reason for this is not believed to be the rise in international crude oil prices.
Similarly, the price of petrol in the country’s financial capital, Mumbai, remained at Rs 97 per liter, which is at the highest level. Diesel is also priced at Rs 88.06 per liter. At the moment, petrol is the most expensive in Mumbai among the top four metros of the country.
Talking about Kolkata and Chennai, there has also been no change in the price of fuel. Petrol in Kolkata remained unchanged at Rs 91.78 per liter, while diesel was priced at Rs 84.56 per liter. At the same time, petrol in Chennai remains at Rs 92.59 per liter and diesel at Rs 85.98 per liter.
What did the finance minister say on high fuel prices?
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that amidst the rising voices against the price rise of diesel, petrol prices, the Center and States need to work together to bring retail prices to a logical level. . About 60 percent of the retail price of petrol in India is from the taxes of the central and states. Similarly, about 56 percent of the retail price of diesel is from the taxes of the central and states.
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