Petrol and diesel rates were hiked since Friday. Petrol price has been increased by 57 paise per litre, while diesel rate has gone up by 59 paise per liter.
In Delhi, one liter of petrol will now cost Rs 74.57 while diesel will cost Rs 72.81 per liter.
The rates in metro cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, and Chennai have increased.
Precisely, the petrol price has increased by Rs 3.31 in the past six days while diesel is now costlier by Rs 3.42 per liter.
Many people have expressed dissatisfaction over the sudden rise in fuel prices.
“Petrol and diesel rates could rise further for another week as crude oil prices are picking up with global demand”, according to oil marketing companies’ reports.