Petrol, Diesel prices in India rise after two-day hiatus

By Rajan Nath - February 23, 2021 11:02 am

Fuel Price Hike today: Petrol and diesel prices in India witnessed a marginal hike as oil marketing companies on Tuesday revised rates after two-days hiatus.

While petrol was hiked by 25 paise in the national capital, the diesel prices witnessed a rise of 35 paise on Tuesday. Following the fuel price hike today, the petrol price in the national capital reached Rs 90.83 per litre while diesel was at Rs 81.32 a litre.

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Fuel Price Hike today: Petrol and diesel prices in India witnessed hike as oil marketing companies revised rates after 2-days hiatus.

As of now, petrol and diesel have gone up by around Rs 4.63 a litre and Rs 4.84 paise per litre, respectively in Delhi this month.

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As per the report, here are the prices of petrol and diesel in India today:

City                                             Petrol price/litre    Diesel price/litre

Sri Ganganagar                                    Rs 101.59             Rs 93.61
Anuppur                                               Rs 101.34             Rs 91.81
New Delhi                                            Rs 90.93               Rs 81.32
Mumbai                                                Rs 97.34               Rs 88.44
Kolkata                                                 Rs 91.12               Rs 84.20
Chennai                                                Rs 92.90               Rs 86.31
Bengaluru                                             Rs 93.98               Rs 86.21
Hyderabad                                            Rs 94.54               Rs 88.69
Patna                                                    Rs 93.25               Rs 86.57
Jaipur                                                   Rs 97.47               Rs 88.82
Lucknow                                               Rs 89.13               Rs 81.70
Thiruvananthapuram                            Rs 92.81               Rs 87.38

Meanwhile, there are several states and cities that have decided to cut down taxes on petrol and diesel and other motor spirits to provide relief to commuters.

Fuel Price Hike today: Petrol and diesel prices in India witnessed hike as oil marketing companies revised rates after 2-days hiatus.

Nagaland, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Assam and Meghalaya are such states to provide relaxation to the commuters.

Fuel Price Hike today: Petrol and diesel prices in India witnessed hike as oil marketing companies revised rates after 2-days hiatus.

On the other hand, the central government has refused to reduce the excise duty amid a spike in fuel prices.

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