New Delhi (LokSatya). At present, the common people are not getting relief from the price of petrol and diesel. Oil marketing companies once again increased their prices on Wednesday. Petrol became costlier by up to 25 paise and diesel by 13 paise in four major metros of the country. Earlier on Tuesday, there was no change in the prices.
According to the leading oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation, in Delhi, petrol became costlier by 25 paise to Rs 96.66 and diesel by 13 paise to Rs 87.41 per liter.
The current sequence of price hikes started on May 04. Petrol in Delhi was costlier by Rs 3.83 and diesel by Rs 4.42 during the month of May. So far in June, the price of petrol has increased by Rs 2.43 and that of diesel by Rs 2.26.
Petrol price increased by 24 paise and diesel by 14 paise in Mumbai today. There one liter of petrol now costs Rs 102.82 and diesel is Rs 94.84.
In Chennai, petrol became costlier by 22 paise to Rs 97.91 and diesel by 12 paise to Rs 92.04. In Kolkata, the price of petrol increased by 24 paise to Rs 96.58 and that of diesel by 13 paise to Rs 90.25 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————— 96.66—————— 87.41