Guwahati Vegetable Prices Sky High Despite Govt Order
GUWAHATI: Despite the Assam government notification of selling vegetables at stipulated prices across the city, residents are witnessing abnormal prices of vegetables.
Reports are flowing in from several parts of the city wherein Potato is being sold at Rs. 40-50 per kg. The government had earlier fixed the retail price at Rs. 30 per kg.
Meanwhile, tomato is being sold at Rs. 70 per kg in Athgaon area of the city while the government had fixed the price at Rs. 50 per kg.
Earlier, Assam's food & civil supplies minister, Phani Bhusan Choudhury had said that the department would act strictly against any trader who violates the norms in selling onion and potato at a higher rate.