Petrol prices had maintained the same level of Rs 80.43 a litre since June 29 when it's pump price rose marginally by five paise over previous days price.
Unexpected rise in diesel prices despite slower demand has put the transport sector at a big disadvantage as rising fuel cost has further shrunk its margins.
With the hike in diesel prices, the gap between the two auto fuels has further widened in the national capital. Last month, diesel prices overtook that of petrol in the national capital, in an unprecedented development.
Along with the Capital, petrol and diesel prices also remained unchanged in other metro cities as well.
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