Gas cylinder available for less than Rs 500
Amidst the election atmosphere, the prices of LPG cylinders are becoming a weapon to woo women voters. Amidst rising inflation, the prices of LPG are becoming a big election issue for the common man. Last month, the Central Government also announced subsidy on LPG, due to which the price of 14.2 kg LPG cylinder has come down to Rs 900, but there is one state where people will get the gas cylinder for less than Rs 500.
The Congress government of Chhattisgarh has announced that the Bhupesh Baghel government of the state will provide relief to the common people from the price of gas cylinders. The Congress government has announced to give a subsidy of Rs 500 on every cylinder to the people. After this, the price of LPG cylinder in the state has become only Rs 474.
Bhupesh Baghel shared the post
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has shared a post regarding this on Instagram. It is written that the price of LPG cylinder in the state is Rs 974. The Congress government will give a subsidy of Rs 500 on this. With this, gas cylinder will be available in the state for only Rs 474. He has claimed that the cheapest cylinder in the country will be available in Chhattisgarh.
Mixed reactions of people are being seen on this post of his. Before this, even in Congress ruled Rajasthan, the state government is giving subsidy on LPG cylinders. Whereas the Central Government had announced a subsidy of Rs 200 on LPG cylinder only last month. Whereas the beneficiaries of Ujjwala scheme are getting a total discount of Rs 400.
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Commercial gas cylinder becomes expensive
Earlier on November 1, the prices of commercial gas cylinders had increased across the country. Its price has increased to Rs 103.50, after which the price of commercial gas cylinder has reached Rs 2000. The price of commercial gas cylinder has become Rs 1833 in Delhi, Rs 1785.50 in Mumbai, Rs 1943 in Kolkata and Rs 1999.50 in Chennai. Except Kolkata, commercial gas cylinder has become costlier by Rs 101.50 in other metros.
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