Fuel Prices Up By Rs 6 In 11 Consecutive Hikes

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Fuel Prices Up By Rs 6 In 11 Consecutive Hikes
Oil companies continued to hike the fuel prices for the 11th consecutive day.

On Wednesday, petrol and diesel prices were increased by 55 paise and 69 paise per litre. After the revised rates, petrol in Delhi cost Rs 77.28 per litre while diesel is at Rs 76.73 per litre.

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Earlier on Monday, oil companies had increased 47 paise in petrol and 57 paise in diesel.

Besides Delhi, petrol is priced in Kolkata is Rs 79.08 and diesel at Rs 71.38 per litre, petrol Rs 80.86 per litre and diesel at Rs 73.69 in Chennai. Similarly, petrol in Mumbai is being sold at Rs 84.15 per litre and diesel at Rs 74.32 per litre.

Prices are being hiked continuously since 6 June. In these 11 days, petrol price has gone up by Rs 6.02 per litre and diesel by Rs 6.49 per litre.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday wrote a letter to PM Modi demanding rollback of the increased prices. She had said in these “exceedingly difficult times”, when people have no money, such a continuous increase in fuel prices is ‘inappropriate”. It is sure to “put the people” to a “greater hardship”

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