The announcement of petrol and Diesel prices hiking came is force from midnight today. In Chennai rate of petrol is increased for 91 paise and diesel for 55 paise. As prices of crude oil are rising in the International market, the petrol and diesel prices are increased, said Oil Corporation.
The central Government had given authority to oil corporation for finalizing the petrol and diesel prices. The rate was increased before three months again it was hiked yesterday night.
The petrol rate is increased to 80 paise per liter, in Delhi, 89 paise in Mumbai and 53 paise Calcutta.The diesel rate is increased to 45 paise per liter, in Delhi, 55 paise in Mumbai and 53 paise in Calcutta.Because of this fuel hike, it was expected that, the rate essential commodities will also be increased.