Petrol price in Delhi hiked by Rs 1.67 per litre, diesel by Rs 7.10

Petrol price in Delhi hiked by Rs 1.67 per litre, diesel by Rs 7.10

NEW DELHI: Petrol price in the national capital was hiked by Rs 1.67 a litre on Tuesday and diesel by a steep Rs 7.10 per litre after the Delhi government raised local sales tax or value-added tax (VAT) on the two fuels.nnPetrol in Delhi now costs Rs 71.26 a litre as against Rs 69.59 previously, oil industry sources said.nnDiesel price has been hiked to Rs 69.39 per litre from Rs 62.29.nnThis follows Delhi government’s decision to raise VAT on petrol to 30 per cent from 27 per cent, previously. In case of diesel, VAT has been almost doubled to 30 per cent from 16.75 per cent.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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