Budget: Fuel prices hiked by over Rs. 2 in Guwahati
A day after the announcement of additional excise duty and cess of Re 1 per litre on petrol and diesel, fuel prices were revised across the country on Saturday.
In Guwahati, petrol price is hiked by Rs. 2.54 i.e. Rs. 72.33 per litre and diesel price is hiked by Rs. 2.49 i.e. Rs. 69.99 per litre.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced a hike in cess on auto fuel prices during her maiden budget speech on Friday. Sitharaman had said crude prices have softened from their highs, paving way for her to review excise duty and cess on petrol and diesel.