Fuel prices record high again, petrol at 84.94 in Assam

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Prices of petrol and diesel spiked on Saturday as oil companies continued to raise the fuel rates.

In Assam, Petrol has increased by 59 paise and is 84.94, while Diesel stands at79.44 and has had a spike of 54 paise

Petrol price has been increased by 25 paise per litre and diesel by 21 paise per litre in Delhi, according to a price notification of state oil marketing companies.

Customers will have to pay Rs 80.38 for every litre of petrol and Rs 80.40 for diesel in the national capital. In Mumbai, petrol will cost Rs 87.14 per litre and diesel Rs 78.71 per litre.

Opposition parties have been attacking the government over the fuel price hike and have been conducting protests last week. The Congress had said it will hold mass protests across the country on Monday over the unprecedented rise in petrol and diesel prices.

Rates have been increased across the country and vary from state to state depending on the local sales tax or value-added tax (VAT).

Petrol prices, except for Wednesday, have also gone up across the country since June 7.

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