New Delhi: Prices of petrol and diesel continued to show an upward trend with prices reaching a new high on Friday, after keeping rates static for two-days.
Following today’s rate revision, petrol prices were hiked by 22-25 paise a litre while the price of diesel was raised by 23-27 paise across major metro cities of the country.
In the national capital, petrol prices jumped to Rs 85.45 a litre as against Rs 85.20 per litre on Thursday while diesel is retailing at Rs 75.63 a litre, 25 paise more than yesterday’s price, as per data from Indian Oil Corporation website. Worth mention here is that this is the highest price for petrol in Delhi till date.
Citizens in Mumbai have to shell out Rs 92.04 for a litre of petrol after a 24 paise rise over Thursday’s rate. A litre of diesel costs Rs 82.40, 27 paise more than yesterday’s price of Rs 82.13 a litre. In Kolkata, the retail price of petrol price was increased by 24 paise to Rs 86.87 a litre, from Rs 86.63 recorded on Thursday. Diesel costs Rs 79.23 a litre, 26 paise more than Thursday’s rate.