Collector warns of stern action against LPG overcharging

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Kozhikode, Nov 13 (UNI) District Collector A Jayathilak today said stringent action would be taken against gas agencies, who levied extra charges for delivery of Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) in the district.

In an order issued on complaints of overcharging, he also urged the consumers to pay only the stipulated Rs 351.50 for an LPG cylinder fixed by petroleum companies, said a release.

As per the existing law, consumers are required to pay only the stipulated tariff except delivery to special category areas.

Since no area fall under this category, levying delivery charge was violative of the agreement reached with the oil companies, the release added.


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