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Petrol prices were recorded at Rs 77.47/litre in Delhi on Thursday morning while for Mumbai it stood at Rs 85.29/litre.
In Delhi, the price of diesel was registered at Rs 68.53/litre and at Rs 72.96/litre for Mumbai.
As per the Indian Oil Corporation Limited, petrol prices in Kolkata and Chennai were recorded at Rs 80.12 and Rs 80.42 per litre respectively; diesel prices for both the metro cities were registered at Rs 71.08 and Rs 72.35 a litre respectively.
This is the fourth record high for petrol prices in the last four days. Petrol in Delhi was selling at Rs 77.17 a litre on Wednesday, Rs 76.87 a litre on Tuesday, and at Rs 76.57 and Rs 76.24 on Monday and Sunday respectively.
Prices of petrol in Delhi at Rs 77.47/litre and Mumbai at Rs 85.29/litre. In Delhi price of Diesel is at Rs 68.53/litre and Mumbai at Rs 72.96/litre.— ANI (@ANI) May 24, 2018
According to reports, petrol price in Delhi crossed Rs 77 per litre for the first time ever on Wednesday while in Mumbai, the petrol price amounted to 1 paise short of Rs 85 per litre.
On Wednesday, diesel prices stood at Rs 68.34 a litre in Delhi, Rs 72.76 a litre in Mumbai, Rs 70.89 a litre in Kolkata and Rs. 72.14 in Chennai respectively.