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Petrol Prices Increased After A Hiatus Of 22 Days; Diesel Sees Fourth Rate Hike – carandbike

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In Delhi, petrol now retails at Rs. 101.39 per litre after a hike of 20 paise

The state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) have increased petrol prices after a hiatus of 22 days, while diesel rates witnessed a fourth price hike since last week. As per the notification from oil retailers, petrol and diesel prices have been hiked by up to 25 paise and 28 paise respectively. Petrol prices in Delhi jumped by 20 paise from ₹ 101.19 a litre to ₹ 101.39 a litre while diesel is priced at ₹ 89.57 a litre, after a hike of 25 paise.

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Petrol rates in Mumbai are the highest among all metros at ₹ 107.47 per litre

Here are the petrol and diesel prices across six major metros on September 28, 2021:

Delhi ₹ 101.39 ₹ 89.57
Mumbai ₹ 107.47 ₹ 97.21
Chennai ₹ 99.15 ₹ 94.17
Kolkata ₹ 101.87 ₹ 92.67
Bengaluru ₹ 104.92 ₹ 95.06
Hyderabad ₹ 105.48 ₹ 97.74

In Mumbai, petrol rates were hiked by 21 paise from ₹ 107.26 per litre to ₹ 107.47 per litre while diesel is being sold at ₹ 97.21 a litre. Buyers in Chennai will now have to pay ₹ 99.15 a litre for petrol while diesel retails at ₹ 94.17 a litre. In Kolkata, petrol rates were hiked by 25 paise to ₹ 101.87 per litre, while diesel jumped to ₹ 92.67 a litre. The auto fuels in Bengaluru cost ₹ 104.92 per litre and ₹ 95.06 per litre. Customers in Hyderabad will now have to pay ₹ 105.48 a litre and ₹ 97.74 a litre for petrol and diesel, respectively.


Fuel prices differ from state to state, which depends on the value-added tax (VAT) levied by the state government.

Fuel prices are the most expensive in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar where petrol currently stands at ₹ 113.30 per litre, while diesel costs ₹ 103.34 a litre. In Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa and Anuppur districts, petrol prices jumped to ₹ 112.27 a litre and ₹ 112.67 a litre, respectively. Diesel, on the other hand, in these districts reached ₹ 100.69 a litre and ₹ 101.06 a litre, respectively. Customers in the Parbhani district of Maharashtra will now have to pay ₹ 110.04 a litre and ₹ 98.20 a litre for petrol and diesel, respectively.


Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation and Indian Oil Corporation are the three major oil marketing companies in India. The state-run oil marketing companies review petrol and diesel rates daily and make necessary changes to align the petroleum prices with the global benchmark and dollar-rupee exchange rate.

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