Fuel Price: Petrol, Diesel continue to follow declining curve after Diwali

Fuel prices continued to fall across major cities, maintaining the decline after soaring to record high days back.

Petrol and diesel are now being sold at Rs 78.06 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.15) and Rs 72.74 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.15), respectively in the national capital.

In Mumbai, petrol and diesel prices are being retailed at Rs 83.57 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.15) and Rs 76.22 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.16), respectively.

According to the revised prices issued by Indian Oil, petrol now costs Rs 79.98 in Kolkata and Rs 81.08 in Chennai.

After the revision, diesel price has fallen below Rs 77-mark in Chennai. The fuel is being retailed at 76.89 per litre in the city.

In Kolkata, diesel now costs Rs 74.60 per litre on Friday.

Fuel prices had earlier witnessed a relentless hike in the country, burning a hole in the commuter's pocket.

The consecutive cuts in fuel prices came after petrol and diesel prices touched record high levels across the country.

On October 4, petrol had surged to a record high of Rs 84 and diesel had gone up to Rs 75.45 in Delhi.

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