New Delhi - The rates have been falling much to the relief of the consumers in this festive season.
As crude oil rates continue to slide in global markets, petrol and diesel prices are also seeing a downward trend in India.
On Friday, petrol prices in Delhi and Mumbai fell down by 12 paisa a litre; 11paisa/litre in Kolkata and 13paisa/litre in Chennai. Similarly diesel rates have also come down by 15 paisa/litre in Delhi and Kolkata, and 16 paisa/litre in Mumbai and Chennai.
According to the Indian Oil website, petrol rates in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai are: Rs73.42/litre, Rs76.07/litre, Rs 79.03/litre and Rs76.25/litre respectively. The diesel rates in these four metro cities are: Rs66.60/litre, Rs68.96/litre, Rs69.81/litre and Rs70.35/litre respectively.
Fuel rates were last increased on September 30 and since then the rates have been falling much to the relief of the consumers in this festive season.