The government raises petrol prices by 3.5 rupees/litre and decides to make them market-determined. Diesel gets costlier by 2 rupees/litre and cooking gas by 35 rupees a cylinder.
Reuters spoke to people in the streets of New Delhi to get their reaction.
PANKAJ (senior manufacturing analyst, GM motors)
ANUBHAV SRIVASTAVA (member, RTI foundation)
DISHITA (freelancer at an ad agency)
GAURAV (a student)
(Flip cam videos by Rohan Dua)