New Delhi: The fuel prices in Delhi touched a new high on Sunday after state-run Indian Oil Corporation raised prices. The Petrol prices will be Rs 76.24 per litre. Sunday’s hike of 33 paise over the previous day was the highest since dynamic pricing resumed after the suspension, coinciding with the Karnataka elections.
Diesel in the national capital on Sunday went to its highest level of Rs 67.57 per litre.
Petrol prices climbed to new multi-year highs in other major metro cities too Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai — at Rs 78.91, Rs 84.07 and Rs 79.13 per litre respectively.
Diesel prices also touched record high levels on Sunday in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai. They rose to Rs 70.12, Rs 71.94 and Rs 71.32 per litre respectively.
Locals in Delhi said “The government 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.”
Taking a Dig at BJP, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Tweeted, “Karnataka finishes voting, FUEL prices rise to a 4 yr. high!
The Key Principle of Modinomics: fool as many people as you can, as often as you can.”
Earlier, Wind in opposition sailed after
After BJP’s failure to form a government in Karnataka.