Petrol and diesel prices increased again on Friday after more than five weeks. Oil companies have increased the price of petrol and diesel by nine to 10 paise per liter. Petrol in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai has become expensive by 10 paise while in Kolkata it has been nine paise per liter. At the same time, the price of diesel has increased by nine paise in Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai, while in Mumbai it has increased by 10 paise per liter.
According to the website of Indian Oil, petrol prices in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai have increased to Rs 72.70, Rs 75.41, Rs 78.38 and Rs 75.55 per liter respectively. Diesel prices in the four metros have also increased to Rs 65.84, Rs 68.25, Rs 69.06 and Rs 69.59 per liter respectively.
Earlier, the price of petrol and diesel was increased on October 1, 2019, when the price of petrol in these four metros was Rs 74.61, Rs 77.23, Rs 80.21 and Rs 77.50 respectively, and diesel was Rs 67.49, Rs 69.85, respectively. 70.76 and 71.30 rupees per liter.