The common man is suffering due to inflation, the prices of goods have increased by a record one year


New Delhi . People are suffering due to inflation in the country. Even though the government has been claiming to have lower prices in India by presenting data from other countries. But in the last one year, the rise in prices from food to fuel has increased the pocket money of the people. There has been a big difference in the prices of flour, milk, pulses or edible oil or petrol and diesel throughout the year. The extent to which the impact of inflation has increased on the people can be gauged from the rising prices of flour. It was also becoming difficult for people to eat roti on June 2. Retail prices of flour are at a 12-year high even after bumper wheat production in the country. In one year, the price of flour has increased by 9.15 per cent. According to the data released by the Civil Supplies Department released on May 7, 2022, the average retail price of wheat flour was Rs 32.78 per kg. The price was Rs 30.03 per kg in the same period last year.
There has been a sharp increase in cylinder prices throughout the year. In the last one year, the price of domestic LPG cylinder has increased by more than Rs 200 per cylinder in Delhi. A year ago, the price of 14.2 kg LPG cylinder in Delhi was Rs 834.50, which has now come down to Rs 1053. On Monday, August 1, the price of commercial LPG cylinders was reduced by Rs 36, but the prices of domestic cylinders were not changed. Even today it is getting Rs 1053 in Delhi-Mumbai, Rs 1079 in Kolkata and Rs 1068.50 in Chennai. Petrol in Delhi was at Rs 101.84 and diesel at Rs 89.87 per liter on 31 July 2021. However, at the moment the prices are still around the same. But this level has been achieved after the reduction in excise duty by the government. The price of petrol and diesel is Rs 96.72 per liter and Rs 89.62 per liter respectively as compared to the same period last year. There was a huge increase in fuel prices in the year 2021.
The price of edible oil has also increased strongly in the last one year. However, the government took steps to check this and issued instructions to the companies. After this there was some softening, but still it is more than last year. The price of palm oil declined from Rs 156.02 per kg in June to Rs 143.81 per kg in July, but its retail price is still 9.70 per cent higher than Rs 131.09 per kg a year ago. Soybean fell from Rs 169.7 per kg to Rs 164.43 in a month, but it is still 10.49 per cent higher than Rs 148.82 per kg in the same period last year.