Petrol touches Rs 89.60/litre in Mumbai

In the national capital, petrol price jumped 6 paise in Delhi to Rs 82.22/litre, while the price of diesel remained stable at Rs 73.87/litre.

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After pausing for a day, petrol prices continued its upward trajectory to touch a fresh high across the country. Price increased by 6 paise to touch Rs 89.60 per litre in Mumbai.

The price of diesel, however, remained flat at Rs 78.42 per litre on September 20, according to a price notification issued by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).

 Fuel prices vary from state-to-state depending on local sales tax or value added tax. In the national capital, petrol price jumped 6 paise in Delhi to Rs 82.22/litre, while the price of diesel remained stable at Rs 73.87/litre.

 The hike in petrol price was 6 paise in Kolkata as well. It now retails at Rs 84.07/ litre.

In Chennai, the hike in petrol price was a tad higher. It increased 7 paise to Rs 85.48/litre.

The cost of diesel remained constant in Kolkata and Chennai as well at Rs 75.72/litre and Rs 78.10/litre, respectively.

Prices of petrol and diesel have been on a rise since mid-August, rising almost every day due to a combination of a drop in the dollar-rupee and rise in crude oil prices.

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