Petrol, diesel price slashed for 5th consecutive day

Prices of both petrol and diesel across the country witnessed a dip on Sunday. After a reduction of 25 paise, the petrol price in the national capital settled at Rs 81.74 per litre. In Mumbai too, the petrol price was slashed by 25 paise. It is now being retailed at Rs 87.21 per litre. The diesel price mark was Rs 75.19 per litre with a decrease of 17 paise in Delhi. Meanwhile, in Mumbai, diesel was retailed at Rs 78.82 per litre by witnessing a plunge of 18 paise. In two other metro cities, a same cut was seen. In Kolkata, the petrol price settled at Rs 83.33 per litre and in Chennai, it was Rs 85.22 per litre. The diesel in Kolkata was sold for Rs 77.21 per litre and in Chennai, it was priced at Rs 79.69 per litre. Decrease in fuel prices can be witnessed in past few days.