File photo. Photograph:( Reuters )
The prices of diesel and petrol hit their highest-ever level on Sunday.
Petrol is selling at Rs 76.24 a litre in Delhi, while diesel is selling at Rs 67.57.
The previous petrol price high was Rs 76.06 on September 14, 2013.
Petrol is selling at Rs 84.07 in Mumbai. And at Rs 78.91 and Rs 79.13 in Kolkata and Chennai.
As prices of petrol touch Rs 84.07/litre in Mumbai, locals say 'Why are prices so high in Mumbai when it is comparatively lower in Gujarat & Delhi? It is tough for those who have to travel everyday. We shell out Rs 120 for petrol regularly.' pic.twitter.com/E9BwoFRm5M— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2018
Locals in Delhi say 'The govt must bring down prices of petrol. They must reduce excise duty & use other measures. The prices are already so high'. Prices of petrol in Delhi touched Rs 76.24/litre. pic.twitter.com/4kdxnMTzDh— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2018
Diesel meanwhile is selling at 71.94, Rs 70.12, and Rs 71.32 a litre in Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. respectively.