Srinagar, Feb 23: Petrol and diesel prices continue to wreak havoc on the common man’s budget as fuel rates were hiked for the 13th time in February on Tuesday across the country. In Srinagar, petrol rate touched Rs 93.11 on Tuesday.
In Delhi, petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 35 paise, respectively. Petrol is selling at Rs 90.93 per litre whereas one needs to pay Rs 81.32 for a litre of diesel in the national capital. In February, petrol prices have been hiked by Rs 4.64 per litre and diesel by Rs 4.66 so far.
Petrol is inching closer towards the Rs 100 mark in Mumbai. One needs to shell out Rs 97.34 for a litre of petrol, whereas diesel is selling at Rs 88.44 per litre in India’s financial capital.
In Kolkata and Chennai, a litre of petrol costs Rs 92.90 per litre and Rs 91.12 per litre, respectively. A litre of diesel costs Rs 86.31 in Chennai, whereas you need to pay Rs 84.20 for a litre of diesel in Kolkata.