Petrol Diesel Prices in India: For the first time in India, the diesel price has crossed Rs 100 per litre mark after the oil marketing companies made a revision in fuel prices.
It is the second hike in a row this week. In Delhi, the petrol price has gone up by 27 paise to Rs 96.12 per litre while diesel became costlier by 23 paise and now stands at Rs 86.98 per litre in the national capital.
Sri Ganganagar, a small city in Rajasthan has become the first city in the country where both auto fuels — petrol and diesel — have crossed the century mark.
|City||Petrol (per litre)||Diesel (per litre)|
|New Delhi||Rs 96.12||Rs 86.98|
|Mumbai||Rs 102.30||Rs 94.39|
|Kolkata||Rs 96.06||Rs 89.83|
|Chennai||Rs 97.43||Rs 91.64|
The petrol price in the city is being retailed at Rs 107.23 a litre while diesel in the city has reached Rs 100.06 a litre.
In Mumbai, the price of petrol has crossed the Rs 100 mark. After the recent hike in petrol and diesel prices in India, the petrol rates have touched new heights by retailing at Rs 102.30 per litre while diesel is priced at Rs 94.39 per litre.
The fuel prices differ from state to state depending upon the value-added tax (VAT) and transportation charges. Rajasthan levies the highest VAT in the country, followed by Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
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