Concerned about rising fuel prices, Congress MP Manickam Tagore moved adjournment motion notice, demanding discussion over hike in fuel prices, in Lok Sabha. Notably, after approximately four months, petrol, diesel and LPG cylinder prices were increased again by 80 paise. This is the third consecutive day that prices have increased in India. Also, prices of PNG gases were also increased.
The prices of petrol and diesel increased by 35 paise a litre in India on October 22. Following the hike, Delhiites will pay Rs 106.89 a litre on petrol and Rs 95.62 per litre on diesel. In Mumbai, one litre petrol and diesel cost Rs 111.78 and Rs 103.63, respectively. In Kolkata and Chennai, petrol rose to Rs 107.45 and 103.92 a litre, respectively.
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BSP spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria demanded the Centre should reduce prices of fuels and other commodities in order to bring '''Acche Din' to the public'' on October 17. ''If you go to the farmers, they're saying Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) fertilizer is available at a cost of Rs 2000 in the black market,'' Bhadoria added. Besides, he also attacked the govt for increasing prices for LPG cylinders to Rs 1,000 in India.