New Delhi: August 18: Government hiked the price of LPG cylinders by Rs 25 on August 17. Also, on July 1, the price was hiked by Rs.25.
Reacting to this, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said, ‘By showing the dream of Ujjwala Scheme, the Union government collection fund is flourishing by increasing the price of LPG every month’.
Priyanka Gandhi tweeted, “On July 1 this year, the Union government increased the price of LPG cylinders by Rs 25 and on August 17 it has again hiked the price of LPG cylinders by Rs 25. By showing the dream of Ujjwala Yojana, the collection scheme of the BJP government is flourishing by increasing the price of LPG every month.”
Domestic cylinder will now cost Rs 859 per household in the national Capital. The price has been hiked in similar proportion across the country.
This is the second consecutive month that oil companies have hiked domestic cooking gas prices.
LPG prices in the country are determined by prevailing crude oil prices in international markets and rupee-dollar exchange rate.