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Now Fuel Prices Are Scary For Common People At Rs 87.77 Per Litre

JAVED SAIFI | 1
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| September 8 , 2018 , 17:56 IST

It has been days now that common people are finding difficult to fuel up their tanks to drive their vehicles as again on Saturday petrol and diesel prices have been rocketed to reach sky high.

In Delhi, petrol and diesel prices are at Rs 80.38 per litre and Rs 72.51 per litre whereas in Mumbai prices are at Rs 87.77 per litre for petrol and Rs 76.98 for diesel.

In an interaction with ANI, common people at petrol pump said, “The price hike is scary for common man. If the prices go up with this speed then the situation can become worse in the coming days. Govt should think about it.”

on the other hand, while commenting on the rising fuel prices in the country, Union Minister for Petroleum, Dharmendra Pradhan has said on Saturday that external factors are responsible for a hike in petrol and diesel price which are unavoidable.

Also Read: Congress Calls For 'Bharat Bandh' On September 10 Over Rising Fuel Prices

On Friday Congress top leader and Former Chief Minister Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot along with congress communication in-charge, Randeep Singh Surjewala announced a call for Bharat Bandh on the 10th of September to protest the unbridled rise in fuel prices.

Addressing media Gehlot had said, “Rising prices on diesel, petrol and LPG have burdened everyone. People in the government are not aware that diesel isn’t just used in cars and trucks, but also by farmers who use tractors.”