The prices of petrol and diesel fell on Thursday, an Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) data stated.

The current drop in oil prices comes a day after they remained unchanged on Wednesday.

As per the IOC website, the price of petrol fell on Thursday in Delhi to Rs 73.17 per litre; Kolkata to Rs 75.82; Mumbai Rs 78.78; and Chennai to Rs 75.99.

Same as petrol, diesel prices also fell in the four major metropolitan cities. It fell to Rs 66.06 per litre in Delhi, Rs 68.42 in Kolkata, Rs 69.24 in Mumbai, and Rs 69.77 in ChennaThe current drop in oil prices comes a day after they remained unchanged on Wednesday.i.

After witnessing rise in the previous two sessions, the crude oil in the international market registered a fall in its price, while the Brent oil continued to trade above $60 per barrel.

(With input from agencies)