West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday dubbed the LPG price hike by Rs 11.42 per cylinder as ‘very bad, very sad’.

“Do you know, how many times prices have been increased, affecting the interest of the common people during UPA-II?” Ms. Banerjee wrote on her Facebook page.

She said “On Saturday again, the Central Government has hiked LPG prices by, Rs 11.42 per cylinder ... Very bad, very sad.”

LPG price was hiked by Rs 11.42 per cylinder following government’s decision to raise commission paid to dealers.