Fuel prices saw a major hike in the country amidst the economic recovery. The price of petrol Monday in New Delhi rose by 26 paise from Rs 91.27 per litre to Rs 91.53 per litre. Diesel surged by 33 paise from Rs 81.73 per litre to Rs 82.06 per litre. As of today, the price of petrol and diesel per litre stands at Rs 91.80, respectively.
In the financial capital, petrol costs Rs 97.86 per litre. Diesel, however was retailed at Rs 89.17 per litre on Monday. As per reports, the price of petrol has once again increased to 98.12 in Mumbai on Tuesday.
The state of Maharashtra which recently reported a drop in coronavirus cases recorded a rise in fuel prices. Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan recorded the fuel prices to have crossed Rs 100 per litre. In Sri Ganganagar, a district of Rajasthan petrol was sold at t Rs 102.42 per litre.
Fuel prices in Maharashtra and other states
Also in Anuppur of Madhya Pradesh, the fuel costs Rs 102.12 per litre. The hike in fuel prices all over the country comes into effect after a gap of two days. Moreover, in the recent five increases recorded last week the price of petrol and diesel climbed by Rs 1.14 and Rs 1.33 per litre.
Since government imposed high excise duties in March previous year, many state fuel retailers decreased the price for petrol and diesel. The fuel retailers, IOC, BPCL and HPCL reduced the petrol price by 67 paise and diesel price by 74 paise per litre. This came into affect after the price hike between March 24 and April 15.
Here are the prices of fuels in the major cities today!