New Delhi: After a day’s gap, the fuel prices witnessed a sharp rise once again on Tuesday. While the price of petrol was hiked by 31 to 35 paise, diesel price rose from 26 to 30 paise on June 29, taking fuel prices across the nation to a historic high. As per reports, this is the 32nd price hike in less than two months, that took petrol price in Delhi closer to Rs 99 per litre mark while diesel crossed Rs 89 per litre mark on the day. Now, in the national capital, a litre of petrol will cost you Rs 98.81 and for a litre of diesel, you need to pay Rs 89.18, respectively.Also Read - Petrol Price Likely To Come Down By 30%, Liquor 17% Cheaper In Next 2 Days | Full Details Inside
Meanwhile, in Mumbai, people will be paying Rs 104. 90 for a litre of petrol and Rs 96.72 per litre for diesel. And, in Chennai, the petrol price has been set at Rs 99.82, while Diesel price is at Rs 93.74. Fuel prices in Kolkata too witnessed a hike and as of June 29, the price of petrol is at Rs 98.64 while diesel price has been marked at Rs 92.03. Also Read - Click Selfie While Traveling In Electric Bus, Get Free iPad | Details Inside
The revised prices were issued by the state-run oil companies despite a drop in international crude oil prices over the past few days. Earlier, reports suggested that the hike must have been a direct effect of the continuous rise in crude oil price in global market. Also Read - Petrol, Diesel Price Today: Check Latest Fuel Rates In Your City On June 27 Here
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To know further about the indicative prices of petrol and diesel for the day in your city, you can send SMS “RSP <space>Dealer Code of Petrol Pump” to 92249 92249. For example, SMS “RSP 102072” to 92249 92249 for petrol and diesel prices in Delhi. You can also get dealer codes from the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) website.