Providing relief to the consumers, the fuel prices continued to fall on Tuesday with petrol and diesel now being sold at Rs 79.55 and Rs Rs 73.78 per litre respectively in the national capital.
Compared to Monday, petrol and diesel prices witnessed a decrease of 20 and seven paise respectively in Delhi on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, in Mumbai, petrol and diesel are today being sold at Rs 85.04 (decrease by 20 paise) and Rs 77.32 (decrease by eight paise), respectively.
Fuel pricesÂ had earlier witnessed a relentless hike in the country, burning a hole in the common commuter’s pocket. However, the Central Government earlier this month announced a reduction of Rs 2.50 per litre on both petrol and diesel prices after curbing excise duty on the commodity by Rs 1.50 per litre.