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regular-article-logo Wednesday, 28 February 2024

LPG price hiked by Rs 3.50, crosses Rs 1,000 mark

Randeep Singh Surjewala says as the rupee fell another 3 paise to close at a lifetime low of 77.65 to a dollar

Our Bureau Published 20.05.22, 02:10 AM
A worker transports LPG cylinders in  Mumbai on Thursday as the second price  increase this month comes into effect.

A worker transports LPG cylinders in Mumbai on Thursday as the second price increase this month comes into effect. PTI Photo

After the Rs 3.50 hike, which followed a Rs 100 increase since March, a 14.2kg cooking gas cylinder costs more than Rs 1,000 across the country.

“On behalf of all the housewives — Thank You Modi ji!” Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala tweeted.

As the rupee fell another 3 paise to close at a lifetime low of 77.65 to the dollar, Surjewala said: “The rupee, petrol and gas cylinder are competing! Every Indian is worried. Do the PM-FM ‘care’?”

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