Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan arrived at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport in Babatpur, Varanasi from Delhi in Air India flight on Friday. Regarding the increase in LPG prices, the Union Petroleum Minister said that the price of domestic gas cylinders has increased due to winter. Prices will come down as the weather changes.
It is an international matter that as the winter decreases, the price of gas will also decrease, currently demand is high that’s why price is high. At the same time, he did not respond to a question on the price increase of diesel petrol. After talking to reporters, left for Kashi Vishwanath temple. After visiting the Kashi Vishwanath Temple the petroleum minister also inspected the under-construction corridor.
Actually, the petroleum minister is on a two-day visit to Varanasi. During this time, in addition to worshiping Kashi Kotwal Baba Kaal Bhairav, he will go to Mirzapur to pay obeisance to lord Vindhyavasini. He will stay the night at the guest house of the Banaras Rail Engine Factory. He will also go to Seer Govardhan to attend the Ravidas Jayanti event on Saturday.