Amid the epidemic, rising prices of petrol and diesel have increased the concern of the common man. Petrol-diesel prices have increased for the 14th time in May. With this, the price of petrol and diesel in Chandigarh has reached the highest level ever. Diesel in Chandigarh has been increased by Rs 84.27 and petrol price by Rs 90.11 per liter. In Punjab on May 28, petrol price was Rs 94.86 per liter. At the same time, the price of diesel has increased to Rs 86.61 per liter.
Petrol was Rs 65.82 per liter on 30 April 2020
The rate hike of petrol and diesel has been going on for the last several months. Petrol in Chandigarh was Rs 65.82 per liter on 30 April 2020. Corona had its first wave during this time. All the work came to a standstill due to the lockdown. Help was being received from the government treasury for the prevention of corona. Due to this, the budget of UT and Central Government was also messed up. Taxes on petrol and diesel were increased to meet this shortfall. First the central government increased the excise duty and then the Chandigarh administration increased VAT by about five per cent. Petrol in Chandigarh was increased to Rs 68.62 per liter while diesel was Rs 62.02 per liter due to increase in the rate. At that time the rates were low, then people did not face much trouble, but after that, the price of petrol diesel has been increasing gradually.
To know how much is the price in your city,You can also know the price of petrol and diesel through SMS. According to the website of IndianOil, you have to write your city code by sending the RSP space to the number 9224992249. The code for each city is different, which you will get from the IOCL website.


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