Petrol crosses Rs 90 in Mumbai, costs Rs 91.96 in Patna, 81.10 in Tripura
Petrol has crossed Rs 90 mark in Mumbai, while a litre of petrol now costs Rs 84.72 in Delhi. Diesel has reached Rs 78.58 in the financial capital Mumbai, and it is hovering around Rs 74 per litre in Delhi. Other metro cities have also seen fuel prices going up. Petrol is priced at Rs 85.99 in Chennai, while diesel has reached Rs 84.54 per litre.
In Kolkata too, petrol and diesel have gone up to Rs 84.54 and Rs 75.99 per litre, respectively.
Among all states, Patna is the first state where petrol has breached the Rs 91 mark. Petrol is priced at Rs 91.96 per litre in the Bihar Capital, while diesel has reached Rs 79.68 per litre.
Despite a continuous rise in fuel prices, Delhi has the cheapest fuel rates among all metros. States like Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Karnataka have cut taxes on fuel to reduce the burden, but the central government has so far not done so. Fuel prices are the highest in Maharashtra, which charges maximum sales tax or Value Added Tax (VAT).
In Tripura also continuous rise in fuel prices petrol crossed Rs 81, now at Rs 81.10.