- Rise in international energy prices prices has triggered the surge in domestic LPG cost
- Domestic LPG price hiked by Rs 50 on Saturday
- Government had last hiked domestic cooking gas price in October, last year
LPG price hike: The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) was hiked on Saturday by Rs 50 per cylinder. The hike was announced after a surge in international energy prices. Now, one 14.2-kg non-subsidised domestic gas cylinder will cost Rs 999.50 per cylinder in Delhi.
The hike has come at a time when people are still struggling to cope with the rising price of petrol and diesel across the country. This
however, this is the first increase in LPG rates since early October.
On May 1, the price of commercial LPG cylinders were hiked by around Rs 102 to Rs 2355.50.