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Petrol-Diesel Price: For the first time this year, the prices of petrol-diesel fall, know – how much rupees cheaper

Petrol-Diesel Price: For the first time this year, prices of petrol-diesel fall, know - how much rupees cheaper

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New Delhi:

Due to the fall in the prices of crude oil in the international markets, the price of petrol was cut by 18 paise per liter on Wednesday, while diesel became cheaper by 17 paise. This is the first reduction in the price of petrol and diesel this year. According to the price notification of the public sector oil marketing companies, the price of petrol in Delhi decreased from Rs 91.17 per liter to Rs 90.99 per liter. Similarly, the price of diesel in the national capital is now 81.30 rupees per liter, which was earlier 81.47 rupees.

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There is a difference in the price of petrol and diesel across the country based on local rates of taxation (VAT) and transportation costs in the states. This is the first cut in the prices of these products this year. Prices were last reduced on 16 March 2020.

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In the last one year, the price of petrol has increased by a record Rs 21.58 per liter and the price of diesel has been increased by Rs 19.18 per liter. Last month, in some places in Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, the price of petrol crossed Rs 100 per liter. However, no increase in prices was announced since the end of February.

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On Wednesday, the price of petrol in Mumbai fell from Rs 97.57 to Rs 97.40 per liter, while diesel fell from Rs 88.60 to Rs 88.42. There has been a downward trend in international markets since February, due to which there has been relief at the domestic level as well.

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(Apart from the headline, this news has not been edited by the NDTV team, it has been published directly from the Syndicate feed.)

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