Bhubaneswar (SunstarTV Bureau): After increasing price of petrol, diesel across country, seems to be no respite for consumers as the price of cooking gas has been hiked by Rs 25 in India on Monday.
The hiking price of a 14.2 kg household LPG cylinder priced to Rs 845.50. It is for the third consecutive time that the prices of LPG cylinder have been revised in the month of February.
On February 25, cooking gas prices were hiked by Rs 25 and similarly, the prices were earlier increased on February 4 and February 14, respectively.
Notably, prices of cooking gas have been steadily on the rise since December 2020. The price of a non-subsidized LPG cylinder was increased from Rs 594 to Rs 644 on December 1, official sources said.
According to sources, the LPG prices have now risen up by nearly Rs 200 in the last three months.
The hike in cooking gas will adversely impact the lives of common people who are already facing the brunt due to the steep rise in the prices of petrol and diesel for the past couple of months.