The common man may find it expensive to buy petrol and diesel very soon. By the end of this month, the prices of petrol and diesel (Petrol-Diesel Price) will increase. A government source has said that the oil companies may increase the prices of petrol and diesel at the end of the ongoing assembly elections (2021).
Assembly elections are going on in 5 states across the country. Assembly elections are in their final stages at this time. The last phase of the election in West Bengal (WB assembly election 2021) is on 29 April. Meanwhile, till now the oil companies have not increased the price, keeping the price constant. According to government sources, oil prices will increase after the assembly elections.
According to the news of ANI, after the assembly elections, the prices of petrol and diesel will increase by 2 to 3 rupees. However, this speed will not come once, it will come slowly. Let us know that the demand for crude oil has come down in the global market, due to which it remains at the level of $ 66 per hater.
According to the ANI report, petrol and diesel prices have not been increased since 27 February. Meanwhile, fuel prices have been cut on four occasions in March and April. After this cut, the price of petrol in the national capital Delhi has decreased by 77 paise per liter and diesel by 74 paise per liter.
The average crude price for the Indian basket for the month of February was $ 61.22 per barrel. It was at $ 64.73 a barrel in March, while the average price so far in April has been $ 66 a barrel.
The price of a liter of petrol in Delhi is 90.40 rupees. At the same time, the price of one liter of diesel is 80.73 rupees. According to today’s price, petrol in Mumbai is Rs 96.83 and diesel is Rs 87.81, in Kolkata petrol is Rs 90.62 and diesel is Rs 83.61 and in Chennai petrol is Rs 92.43 and diesel is Rs 85.73.