Petrol crosses Rs 100 in Rajasthan's Ganganagar, MP's Nagarabandh
By The Space
Petrol price breached Rs 100 mark in Rajasthan's Ganganagar district and Madhya Pradesh's Nagarabandh on Wednesday as fuel rates hiked for the ninth consecutive day. According to Indian Oil Corporation data, the retail price of non-premium petrol at Ganganagar touched Rs 100.13 per litre on February 17. Diesel price at Ganganagar is at Rs 92.13 per litre. Current petrol price in MP's Nagarabandh is Rs 100.40 per litre, as per IOCL data. Whereas, the diesel is priced at Rs 90.81 per litre.
On the other hand, for the first time, petrol has jumped to Rs 96 per litre in Mumbai after oil companies hiked the price by 25 paise on Wednesday. The cost of 1 litre diesel touched Rs 86.98 per litre
In Delhi, petrol is on the verge of crossing Rs 90, and diesel Rs 80 as fuel rates continue to rise sharply. One litre of petrol costs Rs 89.54 per litre, and diesel Rs 79.95 per lire.
In February so far, petrol prices have gone up by Rs 3.25 per litre and diesel by Rs 3.29 per litre in Delhi. Across the country as well the petrol prices increased in the range of 25-32 paise per litre and diesel priced 30-35 paise per litre on Wednesday depending on the level of local taxes on the two petroleum products.
Prices of the two fuels have increased around 21 times this year with petrol and diesel rates hiked by Rs 5.83 and Rs 6.08 per litre respectively in 2021.