Petrol, diesel price today, 20 December: The price of petrol, as well as that of diesel, remained unchanged for more than 45 days across India on Monday, December 20, after the central government cut excise duty on auto fuels to an all-time high. applied. After the reduction of this duty, petrol became cheaper by Rs 5 and diesel by Rs 10. Except in the national capital Delhi, fuel rates have remained stable for more than 45 consecutive days. The Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi recently announced that it will reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol. Due to this petrol became cheaper by Rs 8 per liter, which brought great relief to the common people.
With the Centre’s tax cut and state VAT deducted, the price of petrol in the national capital stood at Rs 95.41 and remained unchanged today. Petrol price in Mumbai was Rs 109.98 per liter that day, which is the highest in the metropolitan city. The price of one liter of petrol in Kolkata on Saturday was Rs 104.67. On Monday, the price of petrol in Chennai was Rs 101.40 a liter. The price of petrol in Ahmedabad that day was Rs 95.13.
The cost of a liter of diesel in Delhi was Rs 86.67. Diesel price in the financial capital was retailing at Rs 94.14 for a liter after the price cut, and was also unchanged. The price of one liter of diesel in Kolkata was fixed at Rs 89.79. In Chennai, diesel was priced at Rs 91.43 per liter, while in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, a liter of diesel would cost Rs 90.87.
Petrol and diesel prices vary from state to state depending on factors such as international crude oil prices, VAT and freight charges. Oil marketing companies update petrol and diesel prices every day at 6 am.
Petrol and diesel prices remained stable for more than 45 days despite the fall in international crude oil prices. Oil prices fell by about 2 percent early Monday due to rising cases of the Omicron coronavirus pandemic in Europe, according to a Reuters report. Brent crude futures fell $1.36, or 1.9 percent, to $72.16 a barrel by 0036 GMT, while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell $1.51, or 2.1 percent, to $69.35 a barrel.
The prices of diesel and petrol in some of the major cities of the country are as follows:
Petrol Price in Mumbai: Rs 109.98 per liter
Diesel Price in Mumbai: Rs 94.14 per liter
Petrol price in Delhi: Rs 95.41 per liter
Diesel price in Delhi: Rs 86.67 per liter
Petrol Price in Chennai: Rs 101.40 per liter
Diesel Price in Chennai: Rs 91.43 per liter
Petrol Price in Kolkata: Rs 104.67 per liter
Diesel Price in Kolkata: Rs 89.79 per liter
Petrol Price in Pune: Rs 109.52 per liter
Diesel Price in Pune: Rs 92.31 per liter
Petrol Price in Hyderabad: Rs 108.20 per liter
Diesel Price in Hyderabad: Rs 94.62 per liter
Petrol Price in Bangalore: Rs 100.58 per liter
Diesel Price in Bangalore: Rs 85.01 per liter
Petrol Price in Chandigarh: Rs 100.12 per liter
Diesel price in Chandigarh: Rs 86.46 per liter
Petrol Price in Jaipur: Rs 107.06
Diesel Price in Jaipur: Rs 90.07
Petrol Price in Gurgaon: Rs 95.90
Diesel price in Gurgaon: Rs 87.11
Petrol Price in Raipur: Rs 101.11
Diesel Price in Raipur: Rs 92.33
Diesel Price in Guwahati: Rs 81.29 per liter
Petrol Price in Guwahati: Rs 94.58 per liter
Petrol Price in Lucknow: Rs 95.28 per liter
Diesel price in Lucknow: Rs 86.80 per liter
Petrol Price in Ahmedabad: 95.13 per liter
Diesel Price in Ahmedabad: Rs 89.12 per liter