Nagpur: Petrol price was cut today by Rs 1.46 a litre, a decrease after six consecutive increases since September. The new petrol price, effective midnight, will be Rs 66.16 in New Delhi. The price of diesel was also cut by Rs 1.53 per litre, a decrease after three consecutive increases. The new price of diesel also effective midnight, will be Rs 54.88 in New Delhi.
The last change in petrol price was by Rs 0.89 per litre and diesel was raised by Rs 0.86 paisa per litre. The previous hike had amounted to Rs 7.53 per litre in just over two months. In case of diesel, the three price increases totaled to Rs 3.90 a litre.