ISLAMABAD: Dealers hiked LPG price by Rs 10 per kg even though the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra), which fixes the price of LPG for the domestic market, has not issued any such notification. What did
The price of LPG in the market has reached Rs 240 per kg due to which the consumers who are already suffering from inflation are facing serious problems.
In this regard, LPG Industry Association Chairman Irfan Khokhar has said that the price of a domestic cylinder is now Rs 2,830 while the price of a commercial cylinder is Rs 10,900.
Meanwhile, the price in remote areas has gone up to Rs 370 per kg. Residents of these areas now face a burden of Rs 4,130 for a domestic cylinder and Rs 15,890 for a commercial cylinder.
The latest notification issued by Ogra, the price of LPG is Rs 177 per kg. According to the prices fixed by it, the price of a domestic cylinder is Rs 2,092 while the price of a commercial cylinder is Rs 8,049.
LPG Industry Association Chairman Irfan Khokhar has expressed serious concern over the “artificial” price hike and has announced a strike on August 5 and 6. He alleged that gas dealers are exploiting consumers by charging excessive prices.
Irfan Khokhar also demanded action against black marketers who extort crores of rupees from helpless consumers.