Despite poll fever picking up, it has now emerged that the there is no respite from price hike to the common people.
This is as the petrol prices touched a four-year high on Friday.
As per reports, petrol prices were increased by one paisa and diesel by four paise on Friday.
In Mumbai, petrol was priced at Rs 81.93, highest since 2013.
A similar surge was also seen in Delhi where petrol was Rs 74.08 per litre while in Chennai and Kolkata, the fuel was Rs 76.78 and Rs 76.85 respectively.
Meanwhile, the hike was also seen in the prices of diesel across these cities.
Diesel prices reached a record high of Rs 65.31 in Delhi. In Chennai it was priced at Rs 68.9, in Mumbai it was Rs 69.54 and in Kolkata the price was Rs 68.01.
This is not the first time that fuel prices have increased in the last one week. Prices of petrol and diesel were hiked on Thursday by five paise and seven paise respectively.>