Govt hikes petrol price by Rs1.45 per litre

Price of diesel remains unchanged; price of kerosene, light diesel reduced by Rs8.30 and Rs4.26, respectively

News Desk September 21, 2022


The government on Wednesday jacked up the price of petrol by Rs1.45 per litre effective from September 21.

The rate of petrol has been increased to Rs237.43 per litre from Rs235.98 per litre. However, the price of diesel remains unchanged.

The Ministry of Finance dropped the petrol bomb in a tweet around 2am today.

The price of kerosene has been reduced by Rs8.30, after which the new price of kerosene oil has become Rs202.02 per litre.

Similarly, the price of light diesel has been reduced by Rs4.26 to Rs197.28 per litre.

Earlier in August, the government had increased the price of petrol by Rs1.71 per litre.



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