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Petrol, Diesel Prices Fall Sharply In Gujarat, Maharashtra. Check Today's Rates Here

The Gujarat and Maharashtra governments have cut VAT on petrol and diesel to bring down fuel prices.

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Petrol, Diesel Prices Fall Sharply In Gujarat, Maharashtra. Check Today's Rates Here

Petrol and diesel prices are revised daily by oil marketing companies.


Highlights

  1. Gujarat, Maharashtra cut VAT on petrol, diesel on Tuesday
  2. A litre of petrol costs Rs 67.86 in Gandhinagar, diesel at Rs 61.23 today
  3. Petrol price at Rs 75.59/litre in Mumbai, diesel at Rs 59.58/litre
Petrol and diesel prices fell sharply in Gujarat and Maharashtra today, a  day after the two states cut VAT on the fuel. In Gandhinagar, petrol retailed at Rs 67.86 per litre today (October 11) from 6 am, as compared to yesterday's price of Rs 70.22/litre. This is according to prices listed on Indian Oil website. Similarly, diesel today was being sold at Rs 61.23/litre, as compared to yesterday's price of Rs 63.33. The Gujarat government on Tuesday decided to reduce the value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by 4 per cent.

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday approved a proposal to reduce the VAT on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 and Rs 1 a litre. Following this VAT cut, petrol today retailed at Rs 75.59 in Mumbai, as compared to Tuesday's price of Rs 77.58, according to the Indian Oil website. Diesel is being sold at Rs 59.58 in Mumbai today, as compared to Tuesday's price of Rs 60.55.

The Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday also reduce VAT on petrol and diesel by 1 per cent.  Petrol retailed at Rs 69.16 per litre in Shimla while diesel was being sold at Rs 57.23 per litre. 

In other metro cities of Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai, petrol and diesel prices were marginally higher. In Delhi, petrol retailed at Rs 68.48 per litre, in Kolkata Rs 71.26 a litre and Rs 70.96  a litre in Chennai. Similarly, diesel retailed at Rs 57.03 a litre in Delhi, Rs 59.69 a litre in Kolkata and Rs 60.04 per litre in Chennai.
 
Unbranded Petrol (Rs)DelhiKolkataMumbaiChennai
Oct-1168.4871.2675.5970.96
Oct-1068.4571.2377.5870.93
Oct-0968.4571.2377.5870.93
Oct-0868.3971.1777.5270.86
Oct-0768.3571.1377.4870.82
Oct-0668.3671.1477.4970.83
Oct-0568.3871.1677.5170.85
Oct-0468.3871.1677.5170.85
Oct-0370.8873.6279.9973.48
     
     
Unbranded Diesel (Rs)DelhiKoltataMumbai Chennai
Oct-1157.0359.6959.5860.04
Oct-105759.6660.5560.01
Oct-095759.6660.5560.01
Oct-0856.9659.6260.5159.96
Oct-0756.9459.660.4959.94
Oct-0656.9559.6160.559.95
Oct-0556.959.5660.4459.9
Oct-0456.8959.5560.4359.89
Oct-0359.1461.862.8262.3
                 
(Petrol rates and diesel rates in metro cities as given on the IOC website. Prices may vary from outlet to outlet within a city)

Meanwhile, the central government has urged states to cut VAT on petrol and diesel. Currently, petroleum products don't come under the GST regime. The Centre had last week cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre each to provide some relief to consumers from a three-month long relentless price hike.
 


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