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Petrol, diesel price rises for 12th straight day: Check the latest rates

Published Feb 20, 2021, 3:02 pm IST | Updated Feb 20, 2021, 3:02 pm IST

Petrol price on Saturday touched an all-time high of Rs 97 per litre in Mumbai while diesel rate crossed Rs 88-mark.

Petrol and Diesel
Petrol and Diesel

New Delhi: Petrol price on Saturday touched an all-time high of Rs 97 per litre in Mumbai while diesel rate crossed Rs 88-mark.

Petrol price was hiked by record 39 paise per litre and diesel by 37 paise a litre, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.

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Petrol and DieselPetrol and DieselThis the 12th straight day of price hike and the largest daily increase since oil companies started to revise rates on a daily basis in 2017.

The increase pushed the petrol price to Rs 90.58 a litre in Delhi and to Rs 97 in Mumbai.

Diesel now comes for Rs 80.97 a litre in the national capital and for Rs 88.06 in Mumbai.

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In 12 days, retail petrol prices have risen by Rs 3.63 a litre and diesel rates have gone up by Rs 3.84.

Petrol and DieselPetrol and Diesel

Petrol price has already surged past the Rs 100-mark in some places in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, which levy the highest VAT on the fuel.

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Retail pump prices differ from state to state depending on the local taxes (VAT) and freight.

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