New Delhi: Oil advertising corporations saved the retail prices of petrol and diesel unchanged on Friday.
This is the fourth consecutive day when diesel prices have remained static after these had been elevated the earlier weeks on greater than two events.
Petrol prices, then again, have been static since June 29.
With prices remaining unchanged, diesel continues to be priced at Rs 81.64 per litre within the nationwide capital, whereas petrol has maintained regular ranges at Rs 80.43 a litre.
Oil corporations had raised diesel prices marginally by 12 paise on Monday, whereas protecting petrol prices unchanged. On Tuesday and Wednesday, there was no change within the retail price of the 2 petroleum merchandise.
Unexpected rise in diesel prices regardless of slower demand has put the transport sector at a giant drawback as rising gas value has additional shrunk its margins.
With the hike in diesel prices, the hole between the 2 auto fuels has additional widened within the nationwide capital. Last month, diesel prices overtook that of petrol within the nationwide capital, in an unprecedented growth.
Along with the capital, petrol and diesel prices additionally remained unchanged in different metro cities as nicely.
In Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, petrol was bought at an unchanged price of Rs 87.19, Rs 83.63, Rs 82.10 per litre respectively. Similarly, the price of diesel in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata was unchanged at Rs 79.83, Rs 78.60 and Rs 76.77 respectively.
Oil corporations started day by day revision of the 2 auto fuels from June 7 after protecting the price unchanged for round 82 days throughout the lockdown. Since then, petrol and diesel prices have elevated by Rs 9.5 and Rs 12 per litre respectively.
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