High Court announces
Second-phase gas price hike invalid
The High Court on Sunday has announced the increase of second phase gas price for the domestic use from June 1 invalid.
The rate of household gas is to be reset to the previous level on Aug 1, the court said on Sunday.
Delivering verdict on a writ petition, the court, however, fenced off the tariff already collected from the consumers for the months of last June and July.
BERC on February 23 raised gas prices for all consumers by 22.7 percent and decided to implement the hike in two phases.