Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for the seventh consecutive day on July 24, according to a price notification by state-owned fuel retailers. The week-long stability came after the prices of the two fuels witnessed a record high earlier.
The last increase had taken the petrol price in Delhi near Rs 102 per litre-mark. The petrol price in the national capital soared to Rs 101.84 a litre. Diesel prices retailed at Rs 89.87 per litre, according to Indian Oil Corporation Limited’s (IOCL) price listing.
In Mumbai, the petrol price remained unchanged and retailed at Rs 107.83 a litre. The financial hub, on May 29, became the first metro in the country where petrol was being sold for more than Rs 100 per litre.
Diesel price also remained the same and sold at Rs 97.45 per litre in Maharashtra’s capital.
The fuel prices remain the same in Kolkata, where the prices of a litre of petrol and diesel were Rs 102.08 and 93.02, respectively.