Petrol prices increased again on Saturday (17 July 2021). However, there has been no increase in the price of diesel. This is the 41st hike in petrol prices in the last 75 days. Since May 4, the price of petrol has increased by Rs 11.44 per liter. On May 3, the election results of five states of the country were declared. After this, on May 4, the price of petrol and diesel was increased. Congress protested in many states against the increase in the price of petrol and diesel and took out cycle rallies.
Petrol crosses Rs 113 in Ganganahar
On Saturday (July 17, 2021), the price of diesel did not increase, but after May 4, its price has increased by Rs 9.14 per liter. Petrol in Delhi is being sold at Rs 101.84 per liter while the price of diesel is Rs 89.87 per liter. Petrol prices have already crossed Rs 100 in five metros of the country – Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bangalore.
Petrol prices in Mumbai have reached Rs 107.83 per liter while diesel is being sold at Rs 97.45 per liter. The most expensive petrol is being sold in Ganganagar, Rajasthan. Here the price of petrol has reached Rs 113.21 per liter while the price of diesel has reached Rs 103.15 per liter.
Congress protest across the country against the price of petrol and diesel
Congress’s demonstration is going on across the country against the inflation of petrol and diesel. In some states, Congress workers took out cycle rallies against its inflation. Congress says that the government is trying to make the people suffering from Corona more poor by increasing the prices of petrol and diesel. According to the Congress, petrol is being sold above Rs 100 per liter in 200 cities of the country. Let’s see what were the prices of petrol and diesel in major cities
New Delhi- Petrol- Rs.101.84 Diesel- Rs.101.54
Noida – Petrol – Rs 99.14 Diesel – Rs 98.64
Gurgaon- Petrol – Rs 99.30 Diesel – Rs 98.85
Chandigarh – Petrol – Rs 97.93 Diesel – Rs 97.64
Jaipur – Petrol Rs 108.71 Diesel – Rs 108.48
Lucknow – Petrol -Rs 98.92 Diesel Rs 98.62
Kolkata –Petrol – Rs 102.08 Diesel – Rs 101.74
Mumbai- Petrol – Rs 107.83 Diesel Rs 107.54