Just a day after petrol rates touched Rs 81 per litre in New Delhi, the prices have been revised upwards by a whopping 28 paise on Friday. Similarly, diesel price also inched up to Rs 73.30 per litre in the national capital after a hike of 22 paise.
In Mumbai, citizens are now nearing a situation where they would have to shell out almost Rs 90 for a litre of petrol; it is retailing at Rs 88.67 per litre in the financial capital. Worth mentioning that such high fuel prices have never been observed in the country before.
To put things into perspective, there are some 8-10 cities where the price of petrol has already gone beyond Rs 80, posing a serious concern for citizens who have constantly urged the government to intervene. Read More