Bangla Hunt Desk: The price of LPG cylinder has increased by leaps and bounds in the last few years. Even so, the rash continues. As a result, the pockets of the middle class have been strained. In this case, you will be surprised to know that cooking gas prices have increased a total of 58 times in the last five years. Not only this, due to this price increase, the price of LPG cylinder has increased by Rs. 330 in the last 5 years. In this context, according to the information available from the Ministry of Petroleum, it is known that between April 1, 2017 and July 6, 2022, there were 58 price hikes, resulting in an increase in gas prices of about 45 percent.
How much LPG price has increased from April 2017 to July 2022: Let us inform you that in April 2017 the price of LPG cylinder was Rs.723. On the other hand, in July this year, the price of LPG cylinder reached Rs 1,053 with a 45 percent price hike.
LPG prices have increased by 26 percent since 2021 alone: Meanwhile, LPG cylinder prices have increased significantly since 2021. LPG prices have increased by about 26 percent in a span of one year from July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2022. LPG cylinder price in July 2021 was Rs.834. Meanwhile, in July 2022, that price increased by 26 percent to Tk 1,053.
LPG price varies by state: It should be noted that the price of LPG cylinders varies according to the state. Because, states depend on value added tax or VAT as well as transport duty. Also, this price varies based on the price of crude oil.
A pull in the common man’s pocket: Basically, the common man is suffering financially due to the rising price of LPG. At the same time, there is a change in the price of gas commercially. However, recently the price of commercial LPG has been reduced on September 1. Besides, oil companies have reduced the price of commercial LPG cylinders in Delhi by Rs 91.50.