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In this bad phase of the epidemic, inflation continues to hit the pockets of the common people. State-owned oil companies have increased the prices of petrol and diesel by 25 paise on Wednesday. Earlier on Tuesday, the prices were stable. Today in the capital Delhi, petrol is being sold at Rs 95.56 per liter and diesel at Rs 86.47 per liter.
New prices of petrol and diesel in increased cities of the country
*Figures are as of June 9
Government oil companies started increasing the prices of petrol and diesel from May 4 and in just 22 days, petrol became costlier by Rs 5.24 per liter. Earlier, diesel has become costlier by Rs 5.17 per liter in 20 days.
Diesel prices in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh close to Rs 100
After petrol, diesel is also selling at Rs 100 per liter in many parts of the country due to the increase in prices. The price of one liter of diesel has gone up to Rs 99.51 in Sriganganagar, Rajasthan on June 9. Similarly, in Rewa and Anuppur of Madhya Pradesh including Hanumangarh, Jaisalmer, the prices have reached close to Rs 100.
According to experts, if the sanctions on Iran are not lifted, then in the coming days, crude oil may cross $ 75 per barrel, which is currently close to $ 71. This will increase the prices of petrol as well as diesel. Due to normalization of life in European countries, the demand for petroleum products is increasing. The result is that crude oil prices have risen to two-year highs.
Petrol-Diesel prices mainly depend on 4 factors…