Several citizens took to various social media platforms to lodge their dissent against the continuously rising prices.
A 14.2-kg LPG cylinder -- both for subsidised and market price users -- will cost Rs 809 from April 1 as against Rs 819 currently.
Raising the issue through a zero-hour mention, CPM MP Jharna Das Baidya said subsidised and non-subsidised LPG prices were raised by a steep Rs 125 per cylinder in four installments since February.
A 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi now costs Rs 794 as against Rs 769 at which they were supplied on Wednesday, according to a price notification from state-owned fuel retailers.
Earlier, the price of non-subsidised LPG cylinders was increased by Rs 25 per cylinder in metro cities on February 4.
A subsidised cooking gas cylinder was priced at Rs 497 in Delhi in June 2019. Since then, prices have cumulatively gone up by Rs 147.
LPG cylinders in the hills are now selling like hot cakes, though consumers have to shell out as much as Rs 1,200 to Rs 1,500 per cylinder.