Total rise of Rs 7.20 after 10th hike in fuel prices in 12 days


New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices were hiked today by 80 paise a litre each, taking the total increase in rates in the last 12 days to ₹ 7.20 per litre.

Petrol in Delhi will now cost ₹ 102.61 per litre as against ₹ 101.81 previously, while diesel rates have gone up from ₹ 93.07 per litre to ₹ 93.87, according to a price notification of state fuel retailers.

In Mumbai, the country’s financial capital, the price of both petrol and diesel has gone up 85 paise. Petrol will be sold at ₹117.57 per litre while diesel at ₹101.79 per litre.

In Kolkata, the price of petrol and diesel has increased by 84 paise and 80 paise and they will be sold at ₹112.19 per litre and ₹97.02 per litre respectively. In Chennai, the petrol and diesel prices per litre stood at ₹108.21 and ₹108.21, after a hike of ₹76 paise.

This is the 10th increase in prices since the ending of a four-and-half-month long hiatus in rate revision on March 22.

In all, petrol prices have gone up by ₹ 7.20 per litre.


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