DIMAPUR, JULY 10: State-owned oil marketing companies on Saturday raised petrol prices by 35 paise per litre and diesel by 26 paise, PTI reported.
Petrol prices are now above Rs 100 per litre in Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh, Kanker, Jashpur and Narayanpur districts of Chhattisgarh and most districts in Nagaland.
The price of petrol has crossed Rs 100 in at least 16 States and Union Territories in India. Diesel also costs more than Rs 100 per litre in some parts of Rajasthan, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh.
The highest fuel rates have been recorded in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar district, where petrol and diesel cost Rs 112.24 and Rs 103.15 per litre respectively.
In Nagaland, except Dimapur and Peren, petrol price has crossed Rs 100 per litre. In Dimapur, it is Rs 99.46, while in Peren, it is Rs 99.79.
The highest petrol rate in the State is in Tuensang District, with petrol costing Rs 102.58, followed closely by Kiphire at Rs 102.50 per litre. In State capital Kohima a litre of petrol was Rs 100.41 on Saturday.
Diesel per litre was the lowest in Dimapur District at Rs 91.99, while it was highest in Tuensang District at Rs 94.76. In Kohima, it was Rs 92.76 per litre. (Page News Service)