Petrol, diesel price hiked for 17th consecutive day

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Published: June 23,2020 12:58 PM
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June 23, 2020: Petrol and diesel prices were increased all over India for the 17th consecutive day. Petrol has become costlier by 20 paise a litre while diesel rate touched

June 23, 2020: Petrol and diesel prices were increased all over India for the 17th consecutive day. Petrol has become costlier by 20 paise a litre while diesel rate touched new all-time high after a 55 paise hike. Overall, petrol price has gone up by ₹8.5 a litre while that of diesel has increased by a higher margin of ₹10.01 in the current spate of daily rate hikes.



In Delhi, the price of diesel has increased almost equivalent to that of petrol. Buying a litre of petrol would ₹79.76 while diesel costs ₹79.40, a narrow gap of just 36 paise.



Due to a difference in international benchmark rates, petrol usually costs anywhere between ₹5-8 more than diesel, used widely by the industry and goods transporters.



The price gap between petrol and diesel, however, remains intact in other cities. In Mumbai, petrol costs ₹8.78 per litre more than diesel.


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