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Delhi transporters say rising fuel prices hurting them after lockdown pain

Meanwhile, diesel prices in the national capital for the first time crossed that of petrol on Wednesday


People in Delhi now have to shell out Rs 80.02 for buying a litre of diesel and Rs 79.92 for one litre of petrol

Spiraling fuel prices have added to the woes of transporters who were already facing problems due to the lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus.
The rising fuel prices have come as a double blow for people working in this sector.
"If the diesel prices are hiked further, our business will shut down. We were already facing the brunt of COVID-19 and now with the increase in prices of fuel, 60 per cent of the work of the transport industry has come to a standstill," said Ashok Khurana, General Secretary of Sanjay Gandhi Transport Association.
"The government did not hold a meeting

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First Published: Jun 25 2020 | 1:31 PM IST

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