Amidst the perpetual rise and fall, the rates of fuel prices went up. The petrol is being sold at Rs 81.84 per litre and diesel at Rs 76.98 per litre in Bhubaneswar on November 20. Rate of petrol rose by 18 paise and diesel by 25 paise per litre. Hike in petrol and diesel prices affects livelihood of many in the city. Speaking on this, an auto driver said, "There are fewer passengers due to COVID-19. Expenses are hard to manage already."