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In Mumbai, fuel prices have reached an all-time high.

For the seventh day in a row, petrol and diesel prices have surged.

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  • On Saturday, fuel costs were at an untouched high in Mumbai, with petroleum and diesel crossing ₹108 and ₹98, individually. 
  • Fuel costs in the city have been on an increment since May 3, and on May 29, petroleum crossed the ₹100-mark. 

On Saturday, fuel costs were at an untouched high in Mumbai, with petroleum and diesel crossing ₹108 and ₹98, individually. Fuel costs have been on an increment in the city for the third continuous day. 

A litre of petroleum was evaluated at ₹108.19, while diesel was accessible for ₹98.16 on Saturday in the wake of seeing a flood of 24 and 32 paise, individually. 

Thane also saw a climb in fuel costs, with one litre of petroleum costing ₹108.33 and diesel being evaluated at ₹98.29. 

The cost of petroleum was the costliest in the state in Parbhani at ₹110.75, while diesel was the most costly in Amravati at ₹99.70 per litre. 

Residents communicated their resentment on the rising fuel costs and have requested that the public authority find prompt ways to control the climb. 

“The pandemic has as of now depleted us out monetarily, and the public authority isn’t in any event, showing essential human politeness and is continuing expanding the fuel costs. 

Individuals don’t have the cash to spend. So the public authority ought to quickly bring down the costs,” said Mazagaon inhabitant Aadi Jain. 

“Fuel costs in Mumbai have been on the ascent for over four months. Yet, neither the state government nor the Center has effectively cap them. 

Tragically, the administrations don’t think about the normal residents. So how might residents bear even a bike with the consistent ascent in fuel costs,” Ghatkopar inhabitant Deepika Singh said.

Carriers have expressed that the public authority should consider including fuel under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) and stop the value climb. 

“Petroleum and diesel costs have contacted record highs on Saturday. The public authority is thoroughly hard to the situation of the normal residents and the street transport area which is consistently at the less than desirable end with even little flood in costs. 

It has been capable that the public authority, during political race season, puts a stop on any value climbs, and it ought to re-try that now when expansion is at an untouched high, crushing the family spending plans and coming down on the monetary suitability of little administrators. 

The public authority ought to truly consider including the [fuel] items under GST,” said Bal Malkit Singh, administrator, All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC). 

Fuel costs in the city have been on an increment since May 3, and on May 29, petroleum crossed the ₹100-mark. 

On Friday, a litre of petroleum was evaluated at ₹107.95, while one litre of diesel was accessible at ₹97.84 in the wake of seeing a flood of 24 and 32 paise, individually. 

On Thursday, petroleum was evaluated at ₹107.71 per litre, while one litre of diesel was accessible at ₹97.52 in Mumbai.

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Patrick Edward

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