The Government dropped petrol, diesel and gas bombs on already poverty stricken masses, by once again increasing the prices of petrol by Rs 8.02 and that of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) by 11.98 per liter for region one and by Rs 9.93 for region two.
The price of diesel has also been raised by Rs 4.70 per liter. A notification to this effect has been issued.
After the rise, the revised price of petrol has jumped to Rs 105.68 a liter and diesel to Rs 108.16. While, CNG in region one to Rs 88 and in region two has jumped to Rs 80 per liter.
The price of light diesel went up by Rs 5.45 to Rs 99.69 per liter; HOBC by Rs 8.94 to Rs 135.81 and the rate of kerosene oil jacked up by Rs 5.29 to Rs 101.69 a liter.