The price of petrol in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida will now be cheaper than that in Delhi by more than three rupees. Petrol pumps in the national capital used to cater to customers from neighbouring suburbs as fuel prices in Delhi were always cheaper than those in the adjacent states. Residents of Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurugram were often seen queuing up at petrol pumps in Delhi to get their fuel tanks filled.
With Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government announcing Rs 2.5 cut on VAT (Value Added tax) on both petrol and diesel, fuel prices in country’s most populous state are now cheaper than those in Delhi. The price of petrol in Noida will come down to Rs 78.43 from Rs 83.43 earlier whereas diesel will cost Rs 70.69 per litre. In comparison, the price of petrol and diesel in Delhi will go down to Rs 81.50 and Rs 72.95, respectively. In Gurugram, a litre of petrol will now cost Rs 79.57 as compared to Rs 84.57 earlier. Similarly, a litre of diesel will cost Rs 71.47 as compared to Rs 76.47.