There is resentment among the public about the ever-increasing inflation across the country. In the capital Jaipur too, a sit-in was held on Thursday by the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee regarding the country’s ever-increasing oil price and inflation. Ministers and MLAs protested against the Modi government fiercely. Meanwhile, after the continuous increase in petrol-diesel prices, the lemon prices have also caught fire.
In Rajasthan, too, there is a tremendous jump in the prices of lemons (lemon prices are high). Has been observed. In the last month, there has been a sharp jump in lemon prices, after which lemons are being sold for Rs 350 to 400 per kg in many cities. In many cities, the cost of lemon is up to three times more than that of petrol and diesel.
After the rising prices of lemons, people are expressing anger on social media. People taking lemons based on kilo are now buying based on grinding in the markets. According to media reports, lemon is sold at Rs 350 per kg in Jodhpur and Rs 400 per kg in Jaipur. However, there are many cities where lemon is also available for 200 to 300 rupees per kg.
Lemons are missing from homes in summer.
Let us tell you that the price of lemon has seen an increase from retail to wholesale everywhere. In March, the wholesale price of lemon in Rajasthan was Rs 60 per kg; it had reached Rs 250 to 300 per kg by the end of April. Amidst the ever-increasing heat in the state, lemon has come on the verge of disappearing from people’s homes. Lemon is sold for up to Rs 400 a kg in many state districts.
Why are the prices of lemons rising
The bad crop is believed to be the main reason behind the continuous increase in the prices of lemons. Let us tell you that this time due to unseasonal rains, the lemon crop was damaged year; in such a situation, the demand and supply have deteriorated. On the other hand, due to the festive season, the need for lemons is high. At present, the market for lemons is high due to the Navratri of Chaitra and Ramzan in the summer months, so the prices of lemons have caught fire.
At the same time, due to the continuous increase in the prices of petrol and diesel, the transportation cost of lemon has also increased, and the price of lemon has also increased. Apart from this, it is being told that due to the wholesale purchase of lemons by soft drink makers, the demand and supply chain broke down, due to which the prices of lemons suddenly increased.