The petrol and diesel prices on Wednesday remained unchanged in the four major metro cities — Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi — ahead of the results of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. Petrol price in Mumbai stood at Rs 76.78 a litre while diesel was at Rs 69.36 per litre, at par with the levels seen at the end of March.
According to the Indian Oil Corporation data, petrol costs Rs 71.17 per litre and diesel Rs 66.20 a litre in New Delhi. In Kolkata and Chennai, the petrol price stood at Rs 73.24 per litre and Rs 73.87 per litre while diesel was at Rs 67.96 per litre and Rs 69.97 a litre, respectively.
On Tuesday, state-owned oil marketing companies raised fuel prices across the country. Exit polls predicted a smooth victory National Democratic Alliance (NDA) winning 336 out of 542 seats, with BJP taking 276 seats while its allies grab 60 seats. Read More