NEW DELHI: With fuel prices on the rise after LPG price was hiked by Rs 25 on Thursday, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slammed the Modi government.
"Since last three months the price of domestic LPG has increased by Rs 200 while petrol, diesel are inching towards 100. The Modigovt is batting for their billionaire friends from both ends while common man is suffering," she tweeted in Hindi.
This month, cooking gas refills have become dearer by Rs 100 for households in a span of just three weeks. After the latest increase, a 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi costs Rs 794 on Thursday as against Rs 769 at which they were supplied till Wednesday.
In December, the price of domestic cylinders had increased by Rs 100 each. The oil marketing companies - Indian Oil Corporation, BPCL and HPCL - had then increased the price by Rs 50. The latest rise translates into aRs 200 hike in the cylinder prices over three months. (IANS)