New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices have increased once again in the country today. According to the price notification of the public sector petroleum companies, the price of petrol has been increased by 29 paise per liter and that of diesel by 28 paise per liter. Now the price of one liter of petrol in Delhi has gone up to Rs 95.85 and that of one liter of diesel to Rs 86.75.
Petrol in Mumbai Rs 101.04 per liter
Due to this, petrol has now reached a historic high in different parts of the country. Petrol has crossed Rs 100 per liter in six states and union territories including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Ladakh. At the same time, petrol in Mumbai is currently priced at Rs 101.04 and diesel at Rs 94.15 per liter. Rajasthan imposes the highest VAT on petrol and diesel in the country. After that the number of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana comes.
Petrol became costlier by Rs 5.25 after May 4
Petrol, diesel prices have increased for the 23rd time after May 4 this year. During this, the price of petrol has increased by Rs 5.25 and that of diesel by Rs 5.83 per liter. Oil companies fix prices in the domestic market daily on the basis of the average of the last 15 days’ prices in the international market. Retail prices of vehicle fuels are going up due to the rise in international crude oil prices. Investors expect the market to be able to use the surplus production from OPEC and its allies due to rising demand.