As we know the fuel prices are escalating day by day and the Union Government has no intention to reduce it. In the middle of all the woes, the rise in prices of LPG is creating headache for the people. The point to be noted here is that the pandemic has wreaked havoc as many people lost their jobs due to lockdown. In January this year, the gas companies increased prices by Rs.50 on January 1 and January 15 respectively. After this, the Budget was presented on February 1.But on February 4, the price of gas cylinder was increased by Rs.25 again.
Due to this, the price reached Rs.771 and on Monday, the increase of Rs.50 again has brought the price of 14 kg LPG cylinder in Nagpur to Rs.821.Besides cooking gas, the rates of petrol and diesel are also increasing continuously. On January 26, the rate of petrol was Rs.93.10 per litre and the price of diesel was Rs.83.56 which has been increasing steadily since February 4.On February 4, petrol sold at Rs.93.68 and diesel at Rs.84.2.On Monday, petrol in Nagpur sold at Rs.95.95 and diesel at Rs.86.88 per litre. And as per the rates declared on Tuesday, on late Monday night, petrol will be reaching Rs.96.24 and diesel Rs.87.26.