New Delhi: The fuel prices on Saturday were reduced by 9 paise. With a daily change in the price of petrol and diesel, the fuel price saw a downfall for the straight 4th day.
Petrol now costs Rs. 78.20 a litre while diesel costs Rs. 69.11 per litre in Delhi. The revised petrol prices in other metro cities are – Rs. 80.84 in Kolkata, Rs. 86.01 in Mumbai and Rs. 81.19 in Chennai. The revised diesel prices in other metro cities are – Rs. 71.66 in Kolkata, Rs. 73.58 in Mumbai and Rs. 72.97 in Chennai.
With constant criticism from the people and the opposition parties, the Union government is finding out options to reduce the rising fuel prices. Petroleum prices are now reduced in a range of about 10-12 paise in the major cities.
Meanwhile, the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas was increased by Rs. 2.34 for subsidized and Rs. 48 for non-subsidised cylinders on Friday. The new price for subsidised cylinder in Delhi is Rs. 493.55, while that of non-subsidised cylinder is Rs. 698.50.
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