New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices were today increased for the third straight day. Wednesday’s petrol and diesel price hike was also the seventh in May. Petrol price was increased by 25 paisa per litre and diesel price was also hiked by 25 paisa per litre. Aftermath of assembly elections, petrol and diesel prices continue to soar as state-owned oil companies have been revising fuel rates. Also Read - BREAKING: Restrictions Under Section 144 Extended in Bengaluru Till June 21 | Latest Guidelines Here
Petrol Price Rates Today in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata
Petrol price today in Mumbai is Rs 98.36 per litre. Also Read - VIDEO: Lionel Messi's Brilliant Free-Kick vs Chile Can be Watched on Loop!
In Delhi, petrol price on Wednesday is Rs 92.05 per litre. Also Read - With Monsoon Arriving, THIS Village in Bihar Has an Interesting Way to Keep Floods Away
In Chennai, Petrol price today is Rs 93.84 per litre.
Petrol price in Kolkata is Rs 92.16 per litre.
Diesel Prices Rates Today in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata
Diesel price in Mumbai today is Rs 89.75 per litre.
In Delhi, Diesel price on Wednesday is Rs 82.61 per litre.
Diesel in Chennai today is Rs 87.49 per litre.
Diesel in Kolkata on Wednesday is Rs 85.45 per litre.
However, petrol and diesel prices vary in state to state and city wise. The variation in fuel rates are there because of sales tax or VAT levied by the respective state governments. Central excise, dealer commission also add to petrol and diesel prices.