State-owned buying organisations have raised the prices of non-subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or cooking gas cylinders by up to Rs 149 per cylinder from today.
This is the sixth straight hike in LPG cylinder prices in the past few periods. The prices were last raised by over Rs 19 on January 1. Since August, the organisations are increasing LPG prices every period, through cooking a hole in normal man’s air pockets.
As per state-owned Indian Oil, which provides over 30 lakh cylinders across India every time, the price of a 14.2 kg LPG cylinder in Delhi has risen to Rs 858.5 from Rs 714 on January 1. The new rate in Kolkata stands at Rs 896, a sharp rise of Rs 149. In Mumbai, a non-subsidised LPG cylinder will cost Rs 829.5 from Rs 684.50 earlier.
An LPG cylinder will cost Rs 881 in Chennai now, which is up from Rs 734 earlier.
Here’s the list of updated LPG prices beyond the four metro centres
- Delhi: Rs 858.5 (Rs 144 hike)
- Kolkata: Rs 896 (Rs 149 hike)
- Mumbai: Rs 829.5 (Rs 145.5 hike)
- Chennai: Rs 881 (Rs 147 hike)