The price of petrol and diesel is continuously increasing in the four major metros of the country. Government oil marketing companies have increased the prices of these two for the third consecutive day on Friday. Government oil marketing companies have increased diesel prices by 21 to 24 paise and petrol prices by 17 to 20 paise per liter.
After August in the national capital Delhi, the price of diesel has again increased to more than Rs 73 per liter. Diesel price has increased by 23 paise to Rs 73.07 per liter. At the same time, the price of petrol has increased by 20 paise per liter to Rs 82.86 per liter.
Petrol has increased by 19 paise to Rs 89.52 per liter in Mumbai, the country's financial capital. While diesel has increased 24 paise to Rs 79.66 per liter. In Kolkata, petrol has gone up by 19 paise to Rs 84.37 and diesel by 23 paise to Rs 76.64 per liter. Petrol in Chennai has increased by 17 paise to Rs 85.76 and diesel by 21 paise to Rs 78.45 per liter.