After 16 days of surge, petrol and diesel prices in the country witnessed a slight reduction on Wednesday.
While petrol prices were slashed by 59 paise in Mumbai and 60 paise in Delhi, diesel prices went down by 59 paise in Mumbai and 56 paise in the national capital.
The revised petrol prices in metropolitan cities are- Delhi: Rs 77.83 per litre; Mumbai: Rs 85.65; Kolkata: Rs 80.47 and Chennai: Rs 80.80.
The cost of diesel per litre is Rs 68.75 per litre in Delhi, Rs 73.20 per litre in Mumbai, Rs 71.30 in Kolkata and Rs 72.58 in Chennai.
The Narendra Modi Government at the Centre had been receiving a lot of flak for the continuous rise in fuel prices.