Petrol and diesel prices continued to rise as prices were hiked for ninth consecutive day. Petrol price was hiked by 48 paise, while diesel was hiked by 23 paise in major cities across the country.
According to the official website of Indian Oil Corporation, petrol now costs Rs 76.26 per litre in Delhi, Rs 83.17 per litre in Mumbai. Similarly, diesel costs Rs 74.62 a litre in Delhi, Rs 73.21 a litre in Mumbai. In Kolkata, a litre of petrol will cost Rs 78.10 per litre whereas diesel is now priced at Rs 70.33 per litre. In Chennai, a litre of petrol will cost Rs 79.96 per litre whereas diesel is now priced at Rs 72.69 per litre.