Petrol, diesel price hiked for 16th consecutive day

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Published: June 22,2020 01:02 PM
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June 22, 2020: Petrol and diesel prices on Monday were hiked for the sixteenth consecutive day .The price of petrol has gone up by Rs 8.30 and diesel by Rs 9.22.

June 22, 2020: Petrol and diesel prices on Monday were hiked for the sixteenth consecutive day. The price of petrol has gone up by Rs 8.30 and diesel by Rs 9.22.



While the price of petrol was revised to Rs 79.56 per litre in the national capital from Rs 79.23 per litre the previous day, the diesel rate was increased to Rs 78.85 per litre from Rs 78.27 per litre, according to the reports.



In the 16-day period, the price of petrol has been increased by a cumulative Rs 9.21 per litre in the national capital, and diesel by Rs 8.55 per litre.



The daily increase in fuel rates from June 7 has taken diesel prices to fresh highs and petrol price too is at a two-year high.



According to state-run oil marketing companies, petrol in Mumbai has been increased to Rs 86.36 per litre and diesel to Rs 77.24. In Chennai, petrol will cost Rs 82.87 per litre and diesel Rs 76.30. Petrol in Kolkata has been priced at Rs 81.27 and diesel at Rs 74.14.