New Delhi (LokSatya). Petrol and diesel prices increased again on Saturday after a day’s rest. Petrol became costlier by up to 39 paise and diesel by 32 paise today in four major metros of the country. Earlier on Friday, there was no change in the prices.
According to leading oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation, the price of petrol in Delhi rose by 35 paise to Rs 100.81 and diesel by 26 paise to a record high of Rs 89.88 per liter today.
The current sequence of increasing the price of petrol and diesel started on May 04. Petrol was costlier by Rs 8.41 and diesel by Rs 8.45 in May and June in Delhi. So far in July, the price of petrol has increased by Rs 2.10 and that of diesel by 72 paise per liter.
In Mumbai, petrol became costlier by 34 paise to Rs 106.59 and diesel by 28 paise to Rs 97.46 per liter.
In Chennai, the price of petrol increased by 30 paise and that of diesel by 24 paise. One liter of petrol was found there for Rs 101.67 and diesel for Rs 94.39.
In Kolkata, petrol became costlier by 39 paise to Rs 101.01 and diesel by 32 paise to Rs 92.97 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————— 100.91—————— 89.88