Petrol and diesel prices have not moved today (July 20, 2021). After the rate pause for two consecutive days, petrol and diesel in metros is priced as follows:
|Metro city||Petrol rates in Rs/litre||Diesel rates in Rs/litre|
|Delhi||Rs. 101.84||Rs. 89.87|
|Chennai||Rs. 102.49||Rs. 94.39|
|Kolkata||Rs. 102.08||Rs. 93.02|
After the assembly elections are done in some of the states, petrol and diesel prices are on a continuous rise and have reached Rs. 100 mark for petrol in various states.
Petroleum and natural gas ministry in the country has given a go-ahead to sell fuel to 7 more companies including Reliance BP and IMC Group among others.
It can be again pointed that a major portion of the fuel rates in the country is accounted for by the various taxes, dealer commission etc.