Petrol touches 87 mark in Mumbai and 80 in Delhi

Last Modified Saturday, 8 September 2018 (13:38 IST)
New Delhi:prices breached Rs 80 per litre mark in the national capital on Saturday while shot up to Rs 72.51 a litre.The petrol price surged by 39 paise from 79.99 per litre and the hike in diesel price was 44 paise from Rs 72.07 per litre, according to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).
In Mumbai, petrol is being sold at Rs 87.77 per litre while diesel witnessed a hike of 0.47 paise per litre and is retailing at Rs 76.98 per litre.The surge is largely attributed to the rise in prices and high excise duty in the country. (UNI)