Consumer left high and dry after steep hike in fuel prices

In Mysuru the petrol trending at Rs 76.61 per litre and Diesel selling at Rs 68.92 per litre

Business News, Nation, (New Delhi), June 12:-The rates of fuel have been increased across the country varying from state to state depending on the incidence of local sales tax or VAT.
After effective increase of Rs 0.59, in Mysuru the petrol trending at Rs 76.61 per litre. The petrol price was on June 11, Rs 0.62, on June 10, Rs 0.41 and on June 10 Rs 0.56 increased.
While diesel prices also increased simultaneously, the price of Diesel treading at Rs 68.92 in Mysuru with Rs 0.59 increase on June 12. On June 11, Rs 0.57, on June 10 Rs 0.43 and on June 9, Rs 0.26 per litre was increased.
in Bengaluru, petrol and diesel prices are at Rs 77.05 per litre (increase by 0.66) and Rs 69.29 per litre (increase by 0.63), respectively.
With the hike in fuel prices, the petrol prices stand at Rs 74.57 per litre (increase by Rs 0.57), and the diesel prices stand at Rs 72.81 per litre (increase by Rs 0.59) in the national capital, according to a price notification of state oil marketing companies.
“The hike in prices is causing difficulties to the common people. Due to corona spread, we aren’t even getting proper salaries… So it’s a problem,” said Kunal Rao, Delhi local.
Commuters in Mumbai are also facing the brunt with the increase of fuel prices during the COVID-19 pandemic. A litre of petrol in the financial capital costs Rs 81.53 (increase by 0.55), while diesel is being sold at Rs 71.48 per litre (increase by 0.56).
“The prices are so high here, how will we manage. We don’t have much budget, especially amid corona lockdown. The prices should be reduced as much as possible,” said Rajkumar Upadhyay, Mumbai local.
In Lucknow, petrol and diesel prices are at Rs 76.49 per litre (increase by 0.44) and Rs. 66.51 for one litre (increase by 0.45), respectively.
-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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