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Fuel prices rise for the 20th consecutive day, both petrol and diesel crossed 80 levels


Petrol and diesel prices at Rs 80.13 / liter and Rs 80.19 / liter respectively in Delhi

new Delhi. In the national capital Delhi, the prices of both petrol and diesel have now crossed Rs 80 per liter. Petroleum marketing companies on Friday increased the price of petrol by 21 paise per liter. Diesel prices have been increased by 17 paise per liter. This is the 20th consecutive day when fuel prices have been increased. Earlier on Thursday, diesel prices were increased by 14 paise per liter and petrol prices by 16 paise per liter.

After the increase of the last 20 days, the price of diesel has become expensive by Rs 10.80 per liter. Similarly, the price of petrol has become expensive by Rs 8.87 per liter. According to the notification on the price of petroleum marketing companies, the price of petrol in Delhi has increased from 79.92 to 80.13 rupees per liter. Similarly, the price of diesel has increased from Rs 80.02 to Rs 80.19 per liter.

For the first time on Wednesday, the price of diesel in Delhi was more than petrol. Due to Value Added Tax (VAT), vehicle fuel prices in different states vary. However, in Delhi alone, the price of diesel is more than petrol. Last month, the state government increased sales tax or VAT on it. It is noteworthy that since June 7, petroleum marketing companies have increased diesel prices for 20 consecutive days till Thursday. Earlier, there was no increase in prices till 82 days. Diesel prices have increased by Rs 10.80 per liter in 20 days. At the same time, the price of petrol has been increased by Rs 8.87 per liter in 19 times.

This post was published on June 26, 2020 8:54 am

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