Petrol diesel price increases, LPG cylinder rates hiked by Rs 50

New Delhi: The domestic liquified petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder prices have been hiked by over Rs 50 in Delhi, Mumbai, and other cities from March 22, 2022, after the petrol and diesel rates hiked up 80 paise a litre.

Reportedly, the petrol in Delhi will now cost Rs 96.21 per litre as against Rs 95.41 previously while diesel rates have gone up from Rs 86.67 per litre to Rs 87.47.

As per the updated price, the petrol and diesel prices per litre- Rs 110.82 & Rs 95.00 in Mumbai respectively, Rs 105.51 and Rs 90.62 in Kolkata respectively and Rs 102.16 & Rs 92.19 in Chennai respectively.

The petrol and diesel prices in Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar have been recorded at Rs 102.66 per litre while the diesel rate is recorded at Rs 92.48 per litre. Similarly, the price of petrol is Rs 103.04 while diesel is Rs 92.85.

Odisha’s Malkangiri district has recorded the highest petrol price at Rs 108.39 and diesel price at Rs 98.03.

The cost of a 14.2-kg non-subsidized LPG cylinder has been increased by Rs 50 to Rs 949.50 per cylinder in Delhi. Whereas, the cost of a 19-kg LPG cylinder has been cut down by Rs 58 to Rs 1954.50 per cylinder in Delhi.

Notably, this was the first fuel price hike since November 2, 2021. The government took a series of duty cuts to keep the fuel rates unaffected despite volatility in the international crude oil market. Crude oil prices have shot up over 25 % since the last hike in November.

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