New Delhi: Rising inflation has increased the difficulties of the common man in the midst of the Corona crisis, which may be another big blow to the common man today. LPG prices have also increased from today (July 1, 2021). Government oil companies have increased the prices of home-made LPG cylinders by Rs 25.50. With this, the price of LPG cylinder in the capital Delhi has gone up to Rs 834.50. Also, the price of 14.2 kg LPG cylinder has gone up to Rs 861 in Kolkata, Rs 834.5 in Mumbai and Rs 850 in Kolkata from today.
Earlier, there was no change in the prices of 14.2 kg LPG cylinders set for June. There was no change in its price in May. However, the price of 19.2 kg commercial cylinder was increased by Rs 123.
Why is kitchen cylinder expensive:-
Commodity experts said that the prices of crude oil and petroleum products are increasing rapidly in the international market. India buys 80 percent of its crude oil from abroad. These prices are market linked. In such a situation, when the prices in the international market rise, the price of petroleum products in the domestic market increases.
When did the prices increase this year:-
In the capital Delhi, the price of LPG cylinder was Rs 694 in January this year, which was increased to Rs 719 per cylinder in February. On February 15, the prices have been increased once again, after which it has increased to Rs 769. After this, the prices of LPG cylinders increased once again on 25 February, after which the prices increased to Rs. 8.19 per cylinder after the March hike.