Congress calls 'Bharat bandh' on Monday against fuel price hike

Last Updated: Sun, Sep 09, 2018 17:57 hrs
Shops at the otherwise bustling Agriculture Produce Marketting Committee (APMC) market remain shut during a day long Karnataka statewide general strike in Bangalore on January 25, 2018.

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday called for a 'Bharat Bandh' on Monday to protest against the steep rise in diesel and petrol prices and the falling value of the rupee against the dollar.

Congress leader Ajay Maken said the party wants petrol and diesel to be brought under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), which would decrease the price by Rs 15-18.

He said there should be an immediate reduction in central excise duty and excessive VAT in the states.

About 20 political parties are participating in the protest, Maken told the media.

He said the Centre had earned Rs 11 lakh crore in the last four years through excise duty on fuel and this money was taken from the common man to fill the government's coffers.


State Capitals (Applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 09-09-2018) Petrol Current Price(Per Lt) Petrol Previous Price(Per Lt) Change(Rs)
Petrol price in New DelhiRs.79.99 Rs.79.51 0.48
Petrol price in KolkataRs.82.88 Rs.82.41 0.47
Petrol price in MumbaiRs.87.39 Rs.86.91 0.48
Petrol price in ChennaiRs.83.13 Rs.82.62 0.51
Petrol price in GurgaonRs.80.60 Rs.80.01 0.59
Petrol price in NoidaRs.79.99 Rs.79.72 0.27
Petrol price in BangaloreRs.82.60 Rs.82.03 0.57
Petrol price in BhubaneswarRs.78.73 Rs.78.41 0.32
Petrol price in ChandigarhRs.77.02 Rs.76.56 0.46
Petrol price in HyderabadRs.84.81 Rs.84.30 0.51
Petrol price in JaipurRs.82.60 Rs.82.72 -0.12
Petrol price in LucknowRs.80.01 Rs.79.63 0.38
Petrol price in PatnaRs.86.38 Rs.85.78 0.60
Petrol price in TrivandrumRs.83.04 Rs.82.67 0.37
Petrol price in DelhiRs.79.99 Rs.79.51 0.48
Petrol price in KolkataRs.82.88 Rs.82.41 0.47
Petrol price in MumbaiRs.87.39 Rs.86.91 0.48
Petrol price in ChennaiRs.83.13 Rs.82.62 0.51
Petrol price in FaridabadRs.80.86 Rs.80.31 0.55
Petrol price in GurgaonRs.80.60 Rs.80.01 0.59
Petrol price in NoidaRs.79.99 Rs.79.72 0.27
Petrol price in GhaziabadRs.79.96 Rs.79.72 0.24
Petrol price in AgartalaRs.78.57 Rs.77.98 0.59
Petrol price in AizwalRs.75.69 Rs.75.39 0.30
Petrol price in AmbalaRs.80.22 Rs.79.76 0.46
Petrol price in BangaloreRs.82.60 Rs.82.03 0.57
Petrol price in BhopalRs.85.93 Rs.85.23 0.70
Petrol price in BhubhaneswarRs.78.73 Rs.78.41 0.32
Petrol price in ChandigarhRs.77.02 Rs.76.56 0.46
Petrol price in DehradunRs.80.65 Rs.80.27 0.38
Petrol price in GandhinagarRs.79.32 Rs.78.83 0.49
Petrol price in GangtokRs.83.15 Rs.82.70 0.45
Petrol price in GuwahatiRs.82.70 Rs.81.94 0.76
Petrol price in HyderabadRs.84.81 Rs.84.30 0.51
Petrol price in ImphalRs.78.06 Rs.77.56 0.50
Petrol price in ItanagarRs.75.76 Rs.75.00 0.76
Petrol price in JaipurRs.82.60 Rs.82.72 -0.12
Petrol price in JammuRs.81.69 Rs.81.41 0.28
Petrol price in JalandharRs.85.35 Rs.85.01 0.34
Petrol price in KohimaRs.78.49 Rs.78.02 0.47
Petrol price in LucknowRs.80.01 Rs.79.63 0.38
Petrol price in PanjimRs.73.80 Rs.73.25 0.55
Petrol price in PatnaRs.86.38 Rs.85.78 0.60
Petrol price in Port BlairRs.68.90 Rs.68.50 0.40
Petrol price in RaipurRs.80.38 Rs.79.91 0.47
Petrol price in RanchiRs.79.46 Rs.79.00 0.46
Petrol price in ShillongRs.79.36 Rs.79.15 0.21



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