Since the relaxation of lockdown and the country returning to normalcy, the petrol and diesel price continue to rise for the 13th consecutive day in the country.
Petrol prices increased by Re. 0.56 to Rs. 78.37/litre while diesel price increased by Re 0.63 to Rs. 77.06 per litre in Delhi today.
Opposition has criticised the Centre for the incessant increase in fuel prices amid the coronavirus pandemic. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has written a letter to PM urging for a rollback in petrol prices saying the increased rate over the past week as “wholly insensitive”. She has pointed out that while the international crude price had fallen by approximately 10%, centre is profiteering of its people