People forced to slash consumption of dietary essentials due to spiked prices

New Delhi: Mounting prices of onions and other vegetables and pulses is forcing people to slash down the consumption of dietary essentials from daily usage.

Central Government today declared increase in the buffer stock of pulses to eight lakh tonnes from 1.5 lakh tonnes to control prices.

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If we see the current scenario then tomato prices in the retail markets in Delhi swayed between Rs 60-80 per kg while the wholesale price at key wholesale market Azadpur Mandi ranged between Rs 20-50.

There were many people who showed their distress saying that the price of these basic essential things are not coming down and hence creating trouble for the middle class people.


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