Petrol, diesel prices saw an additional big cut on Tuesday after petrol prices fell below Rs 80 per litre in Mumbai. Today fuel prices were reduced by 40-45 paise per litre in all major cities of the country.
After today’s price cut, in national capital Delhi was sold at Rs 74.07 as against Rs 74.49 on Monday and diesel was selling at Rs 68.89 compared to Rs 69.29 yesterday.
In Noida, petrol was sold at Rs 73.12 on Tuesday compared to 73.45 on yesterday and diesel was sold at Rs 67.59 compared to Rs 68.93 yesterday.
In Mumbai, petrol was retailed at Rs 79.62 per litre on Tuesday compared to Rs 80.03 yesterday while Diesel became cheaper by 43 paise to Rs 72.13 per litre.
In Chennai, petrol was selling at Rs 76.88 per litre as against Rs 77.32 on Monday while diesel was sold at Rs 72.77
In Kolkata petrol was sold at Rs 76.06 as against Rs 76.47 per litre yesterday and diesel was sold at Rs 70.74.
In November so far, petrol prices cut by nearly Rs 3 per litre while diesel has become cheaper by nearly Rs 2 per litre.
On October 4, the government announced to cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.50 per litre each and asked state-owned fuel retailers to subsidise by another Re 1 a litre.