Petrol price rises by 96 paise per litre, diesel up by 53 paise per litre in Delhi

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January 19, 2016

New Delhi: Petrol price in Delhi was on Tuesday hiked by 96 paise per litre and diesel by 53 paise after the state government raised VAT or local sales tax on the two fuels.

The Delhi government on Monday night raised VAT on petrol to 27 per cent from 25 per cent, resulting in 96 paise per litre hike in retail pump rates.

January 19, 2016

New Delhi: Petrol price in Delhi was on Tuesday hiked by 96 paise per litre and diesel by 53 paise after the state government raised VAT or local sales tax on the two fuels.

The Delhi government on Monday night raised VAT on petrol to 27 per cent from 25 per cent, resulting in 96 paise per litre hike in retail pump rates.

Similarly, the VAT on diesel was increased from 16.6 per cent to 18 per cent. A pollution cess of Rs 0.25 per litre is also levied on diesel.

Petrol now costs Rs 59.99 per litre as against Rs 59.03 a litre previously. A litre of diesel now costs Rs 44.71 as opposed to Rs 44.18 previously.


Courtesy: IBN