Petrol and diesel prices on Wednesday were hiked by 80 paise a litre each for the second day in a row since the ending of an over four-and-half month hiatus in rate revision.
Petrol in Delhi will now cost Rs 97.01 per litre as against Rs 96.21 previously while diesel rate has gone up from Rs 87.47 per litre to Rs 88.27, according to a price notification of state fuel retailers.
In Mumbai, the petrol price has been hiked to ₹111.67 per litre, and diesel to ₹95.85 per litre. As for Kolkata and Chennai, petrol and diesel cost ₹106.34 and ₹91.42 and ₹102.91 and ₹92.95 respectively in Chennai.
The price of petrol and diesel in Bengaluru on Wednesday was at Rs102.26 and Rs86.58 respectively while in Gurugram it is RS 97.50 for petrol and ₹88.72 fro diesel.
The difference in the price of fuel in the states are due to the tax and the cost of transportation imposed by the central and state government.
How to check petrol and diesel price in your city:
Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, and Hindustan Petroleum revise fuel rates daily, taking into account crude and rupee-dollar rates in international markets. Daily price changes for fuel are effected at 6 am every day.
To get the indicative prices of Petrol/Diesel in your city/town for the day, kindly SMS “RSP Dealer Code of Petrol Pump” to 92249 92249. For example, SMS “RSP 102072” to 92249 92249 for fuel prices in Delhi.
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