LPG cylinder price is hiked by Rs. 25 from 01.09.2021. Rs. 285 has been increased in a year. Recently, the price was increased on 17.08.2021. Last time Rs. 25 was increased resulting in Rs. 875 (in Tamil Nadu) for the cylinder. This has infuriated the people.
Liquified Petroleum Gas Cylinders are used in the majority of households in India. It is predominantly used for domestic purposes. LPG cylinders are easily accessible to everyone. Cylinders of weight 14.2 kilograms are supplied to people. The price hikes have always troubled the people irrespective of their classes. In 2021, till date Rs. 285 has been increased.
On September 01, 2021, the LPG cylinder rate increased by Rs. 25. The price has now reached Rs. 900 in Tamil Nadu. Cylinders for commercial use have been increased by Rs. 75
Seeing this news, many people have vented out their anger in the comments. Economist Aravind Srinivasan has also tweeted about the price hike.
I met a chap who got a15% hike last month. We did a quick calculation of his household cost increase over last year it was in the region of 25%. Is he a winner or loser. I told him chant Jai sriram and be happy he got a ram temple.#gascylinderprice— Anand Srinivasan (@anand_srini) September 1, 2021
Pala latcham makkal saavatharku bathilaga modi avargal sethu vidalam… https://t.co/RiYIY2woK5— விக்ரம் (@jarjees_kamal) September 1, 2021
This #petrolPrice hike & #gascylinderprice hike are affecting each and every, poor & middle class citizen in india directly. they are 90% in population. Unlike other hikes these two are very essential for them in their day today life. This will even make the government to fall.— சர்வைவா (@Sankarbilla26) September 1, 2021
மாதம் முதல் தேதி பிறந்ததும் மக்களிடம் இருந்து எதை பிடுங்குவதென காத்திருப்பானுங்க போலிருக்கு..!— Sahul TNTJ (@TntjSahul) September 1, 2021
மக்களை கசக்கி பிழியும் கார்பொரேட் கைக்கூலி அரசு!
Yaarm shock aagathinga jai shri ram, jai hind solllunga pazhagidum 😀😀😀😂— Yuvaraj Venugopal (@yuvaraj_1082) September 1, 2021