After record rise in prices of petrol and diesel, now LPG cylinders to be costlier


As people were somehow trying to get used to the record prices of petrol and diesel, they are now hit with a fresh blow as the prices of domestic Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder were increased on Friday by Rs 2.34 and Rs 48 for subsidised and non-subsidised cylinders respectively.

The price of subsidised gas cylinder has been increased by Rs.2.34 making its cost Rs. 493.55 per cylinder.

The price of non-subsidised cylinder has been increased by Rs. 48 making the cost Rs. 698.50.

The price of commercial LPG cylinders, used in hotels, restaurants, has gone up by a whopping Rs 77 making it cost Rs. 1244.50.

Price of subsidised LPG cylinder in Delhi is now Rs 493.55, Kolkata- Rs 496.65, Mumbai – Rs 491.31 and Chennai – Rs 481.84. The new rates will be applicable from today.

Lately, people have been reeling under record petrol prices. In the 16 consecutive increases since 14 May, petrol price was hiked by Rs 3.8 per litre and diesel by Rs 3.38.

Earlier, the government had to face public ridicule after the petrol price was cut down by just 1 paisa on Wednesday.