Mumbai customers will have to pay Rs. 97.34 per liter for gasoline
After a two-day hiatus, national oil marketing companies once again raised prices for petroleum products across the country. According to the notification from petroleum retailers, gasoline and diesel prices rose 37 paise and 38 paise, respectively. With the entry into force of new prices, the two car fuels hit a new all-time high of ₹ 90.83 per liter and ₹ 81.32 per liter in Delhi. In the past 15 days, the price of gasoline has increased by ₹ 3.89 per liter, while the price of diesel has increased by ₹ 4.53 per liter in the National Capital Region.
Also read: Gasoline and diesel prices rose for the 12th day in a row; Gasoline breaches ₹ 101 / liter mark in Sri Ganganagar of Rajasthan
Here are the gasoline and diesel prices per liter as of February 23, 2021:
|Delhi||₹ 90.93||₹ 81.32|
|Bombay||₹ 97.34||₹ 88.44|
|Chennai||₹ 92.90||₹ 86.31|
|Calcutta||₹ 91.12||₹ 84.20|
|Bengaluru||₹ 93.98||₹ 86.21|
|Sri Ganganagar||₹ 101.59||₹ 93.61|
|Anuppur||₹ 101.34||₹ 91.81|
With today’s hike, gasoline now costs ₹ 97.34 per liter, while diesel sells for ₹ 88.44 per liter in Mumbai. With prices rising for 12 consecutive days, gasoline prices have exceeded ₹ 100 per liter in parts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan. With the increase in fuel prices, four state governments have taken the decision to reduce the state tax to slightly reduce the burden on consumers. It includes West Bengal, Rajasthan, Meghalaya and Assam.
Kolkata customers will now have to pay ₹ 91.78 for a liter of gasoline and for diesel ₹ 84.20. In Chennai and Bangalore, gasoline costs ₹ 92.90 per liter and ₹ 93.98 per liter, while diesel is retailed at ₹ 86.31 and ₹ 86.21 per liter, respectively. Gasoline in Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan and Anuppur in Madhya Pradesh has crossed the ₹ 101 / liter mark. Customers in these cities will have spent ₹ 101.59 per liter and ₹ 101.34 per liter. For diesel, they will have to pay ₹ 93.61 and ₹ 91.81 respectively.
Also read: Gasoline breaches ₹ 90 / liter mark in Delhi; It is now over ₹ 100 / liter in some cities in Rajasthan and MP
Fuel prices vary from state to state depending on the incidence of local sales tax or VAT. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, Indian Oil Corporation and Bharat Petroleum Corporation are the country’s three major oil marketing companies and review fuel prices daily. They are also making the necessary changes to bring oil prices in line with the global benchmark and the dollar-rupee exchange rate.
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