The prices of petrol and diesel were reduced for the sixth consecutive day on Monday. Petrol prices were lowered by 14-15 paise per litre across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.
In last six days, the petrol prices have been reduced by 47 paise per litre in Delhi and Mumbai, 46 paise in Kolkata and 49 paise in the south Indian city of Chennai.
In the last five of the six days, the prices of diesel were also cut by 34 paise in Delhi and Kolkata and 36 paise in Mumbai and Chennai.
According to Indian Oil Corporation, petrol prices on Monday were at Rs 77.96 per litre in Delhi, Rs 85.77 per litre in Mumbai, Rs 80.6 per litre in Kolkata and Rs 80.94 per litre in Chennai.
The prices of diesel stood at Rs 68.97 per litre in Delhi, Rs 71.52 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 73.43 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 72.82 per litre in Chennai.