Petrol and diesel prices, after remaining stable for a day, rose to a new record level today. Petrol became costlier by up to 29 paise and diesel by 30 paise today in four major metros of the country. Due to this, for the first time in Mumbai, petrol crossed Rs 102 and diesel Rs 94. Petrol in Chennai went above Rs 97 for the first time.
According to leading oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation, petrol became costlier by 29 paise to Rs 95.85 and diesel by 28 paise to Rs 86.75 per liter in the national capital Delhi.
Petrol and diesel prices have been increased for 22 days from May 4 till now, while there has been no change in the prices for the remaining 17 days. Petrol has become costlier by Rs 5.45 and diesel by Rs 6.02 in Delhi during this period.
In Mumbai, petrol was increased by 28 paise and diesel by 30 paise. With this, the price of petrol crossed Rs 102.04 and that of diesel crossed Rs 94.15 per liter.
In Chennai, petrol became costlier by 25 paise to Rs 97.19 and diesel by 27 paise to Rs 91.42 per liter.
In Kolkata, the prices of both the fuels increased by 28-28 paise. There one liter of petrol reached Rs 95.80 and diesel at Rs 89.60 per liter.
Petrol and diesel prices are reviewed daily and based on that new prices are implemented every day from 6 am.
Today the prices of petrol and diesel in four metros of the country are as follows:
City Name——Petrol Rs/Litre——Diesel Rs/Litre
Delhi————— 95.85—————— 86.75