Bhubaneswar, May 30: The price of petrol has crossed Rs 100 mark in Kalimela area of Malkangiri district.
As per information, rate of petrol in Kalimela is Rs 100.72 per litre while the price of diesel in the area is Rs 98.29. Similarly one litre of speed petrol is being sold at Rs 103.87. However, in Malkangiri town which is 40 kilometers away from Kalimela, the price of petrol is at Rs 99.73 and for diesel it is Rs 97.40.
Diesel and petrol prices at different fuel stations in the four Southern districts including Malkangiri are costlier than other parts of the State as the oil company charges extra for transportation.