The trend of continuous rise in prices of petrol and diesel continues. On Sunday, the government oil companies increased the prices of petrol by 28 paise and diesel by 30 paise. In Mumbai, petrol has increased to Rs 90.05 per liter. While the price of diesel is increasing by 30 paise to Rs 80.23 per liter.
Petrol rates go up by Rs 90 a liter
Actually, Sunday is the fifth consecutive day, when the prices of petrol and diesel have increased. In Delhi, petrol has become expensive by Rs 2.35 in 14 installments since November 20, while diesel has become expensive by Rs 3.15 per liter. On Sunday, petrol in Delhi increased by 20 paise to Rs 83.41 and by 29 paise to Rs 73.61 per liter.
Earlier in October, there was no change in the prices of petrol and diesel. While the rate of petrol was increased in August and diesel in the month of July. At the same time, the price of crude oil in the international market is trading close to $ 50 per barrel. In the last one month, the price of crude oil has risen sharply.
The people of Maharashtra have suffered the most due to inflation. Petrol price in Mumbai increased by 27 paise on Sunday. With this increase, the price of petrol has increased to Rs 90.05 per liter. While the price of diesel is increasing by 30 paise to Rs 80.23 per liter.
Significantly, OPEC (OPEC +) countries have decided to increase production by 5 lakh barrels from January, which has increased the price of crude oil internationally. Not only this, the price of petrol and diesel is likely to increase in the coming days.