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Diesel & petrol prices cross ₹100 mark in many states; prices continue to rise

On Sunday, the prices of petrol and diesel hit all-time high rates thereby creating a new record. Both the diesel and petrol prices soared by 35 paise per liter respectively. The price of petrol has increased for 17th time and the price of diesel has increased for 20th time in the last 4 weeks. The petrol has become 30% costlier than aviation fuel or the fuel used in airplanes. In many states like Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Mumbai, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Nagaland, the diesel and petrol prices have crossed ₹100-mark. Recently, the diesel price has crossed ₹100-mark in Mumbai, Kerala, and Karnataka.

After the rise, the revised rates of several states are as follow:-

Delhi

Petrol- ₹106.10 per litre

Diesel- ₹94.92 per litre


Mumbai

Petrol- ₹112.10 per litre

Diesel- ₹102.80 per litre


Kolkata

Petrol- ₹106.70 per litre

Diesel- ₹98.03 per litre


Chennai

Petrol- ₹103.30 per litre

Diesel- ₹99.26 per litre