Petrol prices rose across four major metro cities in the country on Monday even diesel became costlier, too. Petrol prices in some metro cities increased by 5 paise per litre on Monday while diesel became costlier by 6-7 paise. Petrol prices in New Delhi were hiked by 5 paise to Rs 70.33 a litre on Monday as against Rs 70.28 on Sunday. Diesel in the national capital became dearer by 6 paise to Rs 65.62 as compared to Rs 65.56 yesterday.
In Noida, a litre of petrol costs Rs 70.25 while diesel costs Rs 64.85. In Gururgram, petrol costs Rs 71.26 and diesel Rs 65.44.
Retail petrol price in Chennai was increased by 5 paise to Rs 73, from Rs 72.95 recorded on Sunday. Diesel prices were increased by 7 paise from yesterday’s rate price of Rs 69.25 a litre.
In Mumbai, petrol is retailing at Rs 75.97, 5 paise increase than Sunday’s rate of Rs 75.92 while diesel price climbed to Rs 68.71, 6 paise more than yesterday’s price of Rs 68.65 a litre, according to data from Indian Oil Corporation website.