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Petrol and diesel rates were hiked on all days last week

Business Standard | 13/06/2020 02:55 PM | Click to read full article

Petrol price was raised by 59 paise per litre and diesel price by 58 paise per litre on Saturday, as oil companies adjusted retail rates in line with costs for a seventh straight day -- after an 82-day hiatus in rate revision.All through the week petrol and diesel prices have risen by about 60 paise per litre per day barring Tuesday when the rise was marginally lower at 40 paise per litre.

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