Sep 21 :No respite from petrol price hike as petrol on Friday has been increased by Rs 0.9 and was being sold at Rs 89.69 per litre while in Delhi petrol price stands at Rs.82.32 per litre.
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had blamed international factors for the hike in the prices of petroleum products.
As in Chennai it is being sold at Rs. 85.48 per litre. Diesel prices stood at Rs 73.87/litre in Delhi, whereas in Mumbai it is 78.42/litre.
Meanwhile, a litre of petrol in Chennai was increased by 7 paise to be sold at Rs 85.48.
Delhi has the cheapest fuel rates among all metros and most state capitals because of lower taxes. Mumbai has the highest sales tax or Value Added Tax (VAT).