Thursday, 28 October 2021

LPG price hiked once again in a month

LPG price hiked once again in a month

The prices of non-subsidized LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) domestic cylinders were hiked again by 25 Rs a piece on Wednesday. After the recent hike, a domestic cylinder (14.2 kilograms) would cost 884.50 Rs, an amount in the national capital.

A price of a 19-kg commercial cylinder has also been increased by ₹75, now cost ₹1,693 in Delhi.

LPG Prices in Chennai, Mumbai, UP

In Mumbai, the 14.2 kg LPG cylinder rate is now ₹884.5, and it was previously selling at 859.50 Rs.

For cooking gas cylinder in Chennai, you will have to pay ₹900.50 from today, which was being at ₹875.50 till yesterday.

For an LPG cylinder in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, you will have to pay ₹897.5.

Year to date increase

Between January 1 and September 1, the price of cooking gas cylinders has gone up by ₹190 each.

More than the doubled price of LPG Gas in seven-year

The government has eliminated subsidies on LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) by raising the price monthly.

The monthly increases led to the elimination of contributions by 2020 in May.

The price of domestic cooking gas has increased more than doubled in the last seven-year. The retail selling price of LPG domestic gas was ₹410.5 per 14.2-kg cylinder on March 1, 2014.

Read More: 25 Rs rupees increased in LPG Gas

Diesel, petrol rate cut

Meanwhile, after remaining unchanged for several days, petrol & diesel prices today have been cut by 13-15 paise. Petrol price in Delhi is now at ₹101.34 & in Mumbai, it's ₹107.39/L. Diesel price in Delhi is now at ₹88.77 & in Mumbai, it's 96.33/L.

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi slammed the Centre over the price hike of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder by ₹25 on Wednesday. The Wayanad MP alleged that the public was forced to sleep on an empty stomach.

The Congress MP claimed.

"The one who is forcing public to sleep on an empty stomach is resting under a shadow of friends,"

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