Break-up of Petrol price in Delhi — As on September 18–70.51 Rs/litre

Cost of refined crude oil — 27.74 Rs/litre

Marketing Cost, margin, freight etc— 2.73 Rs/litre

Price to Dealer — 30.47 Rs/litre

Dealer’s commission — 3.57 Rs/litre

Excise charged by Central govt — 21.48 Rs/litre

Value Added Tax + Cess charged by state govt — 14.99 Rs/litre

Price paid by Consumer — [ 70.51 Rs/litre ]

Taxes as percentage of retail price 51.72%

In India we are paying more than Rs. 70/- for a litre of petrol, that is something which is compeletely unjustified.