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LPG Cooking Gas: Cylinder Price Increased By Rs 25 From July 1

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Today, on July 1, the LPG gas cylinder price for home cooking has gone up by Rs. 25.  In December 2020, the price of a gas cylinder doubled in a single month. Similarly, the price of a gas cylinder increased by Rs 25 in February 2021

The price of a cooking gas cylinder has gone up by Rs 25 in Chennai. At present, a cooking gas cylinder sells for Rs 850 in Chennai. Rising petrol and diesel prices have hit ordinary people, while rising cooking gas prices have come as a shock to homemakers.

The price of a 14.2 cooking gas cylinder used for home cooking is adjusted twice every month on the 1st and 16th. The cost of a cylinder, which was Rs. 610 on December 1 last year, is being gradually increased. The price of a home cooking gas cylinder was Rs 710 last January.

It was raised by Rs 25 at the beginning of last February. On the 16th, it was raised by 50 rupees. The last few days have seen a further rise of 25 rupees. In February alone, the price of a cooking gas cylinder went up by Rs 100.

On March 1, it rose again by 25 rupees to 835 rupees a cylinder. Opposition groups called for a boycott of the assembly. Following this, on March 31, the oil companies announced a 10 rupee reduction in the price of a gas cylinder.

Following this, the price of a cylinder went up to Rs. 825. Three months later, the price of a cooking gas cylinder has gone up by Rs 25 today. In Chennai, the price of a cylinder is Rs 850. The rise in the price of cooking gas cylinders has come as a shock to homemakers. At the same time, petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for the second day.

Gas prices have risen as people are already suffering from rising petrol and diesel prices, causing unrest among the common man. During the Covid Pandemic, this rise in the Cylinder price has shaken the people where they have already lost their partial daily living.