The rates of residential Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) Cylinders across the country have been increased on 6th of October, Wednesday, receiving a lot of criticism from netizens as they say it was unnecessary and that it will make things more difficult for the common man.
The price of an LPG cylinder has been hiked by Rs 15.Both subsidised and non-subsidised LPG cylinder rates have been increased. The new rates will take effect today, on the 6th of October. With the latest hike of Rs 15 on Wednesday, a 14.5 kilogramme LPG cylinder would now cost Rs 899.50 in Delhi, while the new pricing for a 5kg household cylinder in the national capital is Rs 502.
The sudden rise in prices have taken place as fuel prices rose for the third day in a row today. Rates have been raised across the country and vary by state, based on the amount of value-added tax imposed. Fuel prices continue to rise across the country, with many areas seeing rates surpassing Rs 100.
The increase in prices have not gone down well amongst netizens as they have taken to Twitter to question the hike. Memers have also taken over the platform, as they come up with hilarious memes regarding the price hike situation.
Have a look at a few reactions:
Thank you modi ji.— Prayag (@theprayagtiwari) October 6, 2021
Cooking gas LPG price hiked by Rs 15 per cylinder, new costs Rs 899.50 in Delhi. @narendramodi's gift for Dussehra. Enjoy.— Pradosh Chandra Mitter (@AITCKolaghat) October 6, 2021
* Cylinder price hiked by Rs 15 *— Baandya (@Bahut_Scope_Hai) October 6, 2021
Me : Koi nahi. Subsidy to milegi
Modi : Subsidy ??? pic.twitter.com/dtIpAWICCE
RS 15 ache din pic.twitter.com/Vq07WHIoy7— sadiq (@Sadiq198810) October 6, 2021
LPG PRICE HIKE-— Biswanath AiTc (@Biswanath781) October 6, 2021
LPG cooking prices have been hiked by Rs 15. This is 4th hike in 2 months..#FuelPrices
Thank you Modiji for the Diwali Gift— Godfather (@Puneet__arora) October 6, 2021
Jaan ko chhod sab mehenga hai is desh me— Ankit Thakur (@rationalist289) October 6, 2021
1000 rs kar do— S.J.🇮🇳 (@Sachinj43113555) October 6, 2021
100 dene nhi padenge vapas.
Agar kuch bola to sidha 1000 kar dunga pic.twitter.com/lbWJNuWQcM— shivam (@DhavalRaulji1) October 6, 2021