Oil marketing companies on Saturday increased petrol and diesel prices for the third consecutive day.
Petrol in Delhi today went up by Rs 82 and diesel by Rs 72 per liter. The price of diesel has increased by 26 to 28 paise today. Petrol prices have increased from 21 paise to 24 paise. On November 27, diesel was costlier by 22 to 26 paise and petrol by 17 to 19 paise per liter in four major metros of the country.
The prices of both fuels remained stable on November 25, after petrol and diesel prices rose for five consecutive days. Petrol in Delhi was Rs 82.13 while diesel was Rs 72.13 per liter and in the commercial city Mumbai petrol was Rs 88.81 per liter and diesel was Rs 78.66 per liter.
In Kolkata, petrol reached Rs 83.67 per liter and diesel Rs 75.70 per liter and in Chennai petrol cost Rs 85.12 per liter, while diesel price reached Rs 77.56 per liter.
According to IOCL today, the prices of petrol and diesel in the four major metros of the country are as follows.
(Price in Rs. Per liter ....)
City Diesel Petrol
Delhi 72.13 82.13
Mumbai 78.66 88.81
Kolkata 75.70 83.67
Chennai 77.56 85.12