The oil marketing companies hiked domestic prices of petrol and diesel in the four metros – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai – for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday, according to notifications from Indian Oil Corporation.
The prices of petrol were increased up to 8 paise per litre and diesel, between 18 and 20 paise per litre with effect from 6 am on November 24. In Delhi, the price of petrol was hiked by six paise from ₹ 81.53 per litre to ₹ 81.59 per litre, while diesel rates were increased by 16 paise from ₹ 71.25 per litre to ₹ 71.41 per litre. In Mumbai, petrol and diesel rates were revised to ₹ 88.29 per litre and ₹ 77.90 per litre respectively.
Petrol prices were untouched since September 22 and diesel rates were unchanged since October 2 this year, before the cycle of hikes resumed on Friday.
Here are the current prices of petrol and diesel in the four metros (in rupees per litre) :
|Source: Indian Oil|