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As petrol crosses ₹100/ltr in Mumbai, here are fuel prices in other cities – Hindustan Times

Petrol prices in India reached a new all-time high in India after fuel prices were increased for the 15th time this month. According to a notification from the state-owned fuel retailers, petrol price was hiked by 26 paise a litre and diesel price increased by 28 paise a litre. The price of petrol crossed 100 per litre in Mumbai on Saturday and already breached that mark in several districts across states like Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Diesel price was also increased in Mumbai and is currently being sold at 92.17 per litre.

Local taxes levied by state governments contribute to the varying fuel prices between states. Rajasthan charges the highest Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol among other states in India, followed by Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

As petrol prices reached 100 per litre in India’s financial capital, here is a look at fuel prices in other cities of the country:

Petrol prices were at the highest in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar district, where it was sold at 104.94 per litre and diesel at 97.79 a litre. In Jaipur, the prices were 100.44 per litre for petrol and 93.66 per litre for diesel. It reached new heights in Madhya Pradesh too, as it was sold at 102.04 per litre and diesel cost 93.37 per litre in Bhopal.

Among other metro cities, in the national capital of Delhi, petrol reached 93.94 per litre and diesel reached 84.89 per litre. In neighbouring Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow, petrol cost 91.41 per litre and diesel was priced at 85.28 per litre. In Tamil Nadu’s capital city of Chennai petrol cost 95.51 per litre and Diesel cost 89.65 per litre on Saturday.

In Karnataka’s Bengaluru, petrol was being sold at 97.07 per litre and diesel was sold at 89.99 per litre. The prices in Telangana’s Hyderabad also soared as petrol was priced at 97.63 per litre and diesel at 92.54 per litre. In Kolkata, petrol and diesel were sold at 93.97 per litre and 87.74 per litre respectively. Meanwhile, in Chandigarh, petrol was sold at 90.36 per litre and diesel cost 84.55 per litre.

(Prices based on Indian Oil website)