Anger is brewing over the rising fuel prices. Farmers and industrialists, who have to bear the brunt of the price rise, have urged the government to take immediate steps to curb the soaring rates.
Petrol prices touched a record Rs 90.48 per litre on Monday in Jalgaon city, while diesel prices recorded all-time high of Rs 78.13 per litre. In Nashik city, petrol prices touched Rs 89.87 per litre on Monday, while diesel was selling at Rs 77.54 per litre on the same day.
Petrol prices in Jalgaon have increased by 21 per cent in past 15 months from Rs 74.40 per litre in July last year to Rs 90.48 on Monday. Similarly, diesel prices in Jalgaon increased by 33.28 per cent in the same period from Rs 58.62 per litre in July last year to Rs 78.13 per litre on Monday. Read More