new Delhi. Electoral environment in the country During this time, the leaders of the country also make very strange promises and statements, but if the central minister of the country makes such a statement which is factually incorrect then it seems a bit strange. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is talking here. On 4 April 2021, he gave a statement to a news agency that the prices of petrol, diesel and LPG are now coming down and they will come down further in the coming days. We had also said earlier that we will transfer the benefit of the reduction in crude oil prices to the end customers in the international market.
Now after this statement, let us see the truth, which can disturb the common people a lot. Petrol has become costlier by 22 rupees in the capital of the country in the last one year. Whereas after 27 February 2021, petrol did not become 60 paise cheaper. While crude oil has fallen by 10 percent in 1 month. The price of gas cylinder from December to March was expensive by Rs 225, while on April 1, it was cheaper by Rs 10. Come see patrika.com’s special report …
How much cheaper the price of petrol and diesel
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that petrol and diesel have become cheaper. On 27 February, petrol and diesel prices were at their peak in Delhi, the country’s capital. Petrol was at Rs 91.17 per liter and diesel at Rs 81.47 per liter. Whereas today there has been no change in the price of petrol and diesel for the past 6 days. On March 30, petrol has become 90.56 and diesel 80.87 rupees per liter. That is, petrol has become cheaper by 61 paise per liter and diesel by 60 paise per liter. That is, the price of petrol and diesel has not been seen till the fall of Rs 1 per liter. While from March 31, 2020 to February 27, petrol became expensive by Rs 22 and diesel by Rs 19.
Crude oil price in international market
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that the benefit of cheap crude oil in the international market will be given to the common people. Now, let’s see it too. Brent crude oil is priced at $ 64 per barrel in the international market. Whereas Brent crude prices had crossed $ 70 per barrel about one and a half months ago. That is, during this time, the price of crude oil has come down by 10 percent. Something similar has also been seen in American Oil WTI. It has also seen a decline of up to 10 percent during this period.
How cheap should petrol and diesel be
According to experts, the rupee has also fallen by one rupee against the dollar in the last one month. Even after that, the kind of decline in crude oil has been seen, according to that, the price of petrol and diesel should have become cheaper by Rs 8 per liter by now. In fact, oil companies have made a profit during this period. Currently, the profits of government oil marketing companies have increased significantly. At the same time, the government has also earned a lot due to the increase in tax, but the benefit of the fall in crude oil in the last one or two years has not been given to the common people.
Price of gas cylinder
Now let’s also talk about the price of gas cylinder. Dharmendra Pradhan has said that gas cylinders have also become cheaper. On April 1, after 11 months, the price of gas cylinder has been reduced by 10 rupees. While from December 2020 to March 2021, the price of gas cylinder has increased by Rs 225. IIFL Vice President Anuj Gupta has said that there has been a 10% fall in the price of crude oil for some time. It is possible that in the coming days, the price of gas cylinders along with petrol and diesel can be seen to fall.