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With 12 hikes, petrol price goes up by Rs 6.55 per litre, diesel up Rs 7.04

Rates have been increased across the country and vary from state to state depending on the incidence of local sales tax or VAT

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The freeze in rates was imposed in mid-March soon after the government hiked excise duty on petrol and diesel to shore up additional finances.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Petrol price on Thursday was hiked by 53 paise per litre and diesel by 64 paise a litre, the 12th straight day of increase in rates that now totals to Rs 6.55 for petrol and Rs 7.04 for diesel.

Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to Rs 77.81 per litre from Rs 77.28, while diesel rates were increased to Rs 76.43 a litre from Rs 75.79, according to a price notification of state oil marketing companies.

Rates have been increased across the country and vary from state to state depending on the incidence of local sales tax or VAT.

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First Published: Jun 18 2020 | 9:35 AM IST

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