Petrol, diesel prices drop for 1st time this year in few cities

at 2:30 pm
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New Delhi (NVI): Petrol and diesel prices were cut for the first time in 2021 following a steep decline in global crude oil prices.

State-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) today reduced fuel prices by 18 paise (petrol), and 17 paise (diesel) respectively.

Following the price cut, the price of a litre of petrol in Delhi now costs Rs 90.99, down from 91.17.

Petrol prices have also declined in other major cities comprising Bengaluru (Rs 94.04), Chennai (Rs 92.95), Jaipur (Rs 97.56), Hyderabad (Rs 94.61), Kolkata (Rs 91.18), Mumbai (Rs 97.40).

Meanwhile, diesel price in Delhi has now dipped to Rs 81.30, down 17 paise from Tuesday.

Diesel’s rate has also come down in other major cities comprising Bengaluru (Rs 86.21), Chennai (Rs 86.29), Hyderabad (Rs 88.67), Jaipur (Rs 89.84), Kolkata (Rs 84.18), Mumbai (Rs 88.42), Bengaluru (Rs 86.21).