Gas cylinder prices rose on the first day of the new year
Oil marketing companies (HPCL, BPCL, IOC) have increased the price of gas cylinders on the first day of the new year. The companies had doubled the price of cooking gas by Rs 50-50 twice in December. After this, the price of a 14.2 kg cylinder was Rs 694. Today, the price of a 14.2 kg cylinder has not gone up but the price of a commercial cylinder has gone up by Rs 17.
Gas cylinder prices rise again in the new year
The price hike was Rs 100 in December
Commercial cylinder prices rose by Rs 17 in January
The price of a commercial gas cylinder went up by Rs 91 last month.
In November, the price of a 19-kg cylinder was Rs 1,280 per month. It had risen by Rs 91 to Rs 1,381.50 in December.
The cost of cooking gas is so high in four metros
In the national capital, Delhi, the price of 19 kg of cooking gas has gone up by Rs 17. Rising prices have pushed up the price of a Rs 1,332 cylinder by Rs 17. In Kolkata, the price of a 19 kg cylinder has gone up from Rs 1,387.50 to Rs 1,410. Here the price has gone up by Rs 22.50. The price of domestic gas here is also Rs 720.50. If we talk about Mumbai and Chennai, the price has reached Rs 1297.50 per cylinder and Rs 1463.50 per cylinder. In both places, the price has gone up by Rs 17.
￼The subsidy is also not being received
The government has cut the price of cooking gas cylinders as well as subsidies. The government and its former gas cylinder recipients were subsidized but have also been discontinued in recent times. This is causing people to suffer a double whammy.
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