Petrol prices breached the Rs 100 per litre mark in cities of Punjab, Bihar, Kerala & Tamil Nadu. This comes as fuel rate on June 26 surged by 35 paise a litre across the country, the 30th hike in 54 days. With the latest hike of 35 paise, petrol is now costlier by Rs 7.71 per litre & diesel by Rs 7.92 since May 4, a day after results of assembly polls in four states & a Union territory were declared. Petrol prices earlier crossed the Rs 100 mark in towns of Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Odisha, Manipur, Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh. On June 26, petrol was selling at Rs 100.14 per litre in Patna. The fuel price also touched Rs 100 per litre in Salem (Tamil Nadu) & was being sold at Rs 100.09 in Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala). In Punjab, petrol was selling at Rs 100 in Moga, Rs 100.20 in Mohali, Rs 100.03 Firozpur & Rs 100.19 in Rupnagar. While fuel rates in Delhi are the benchmark for the entire country, retail prices of the two fuels differ from place to place because of variations in state taxes and local levies. The financial capital has the highest fuel rates among five metros. Watch the video to know more.