Due to the cost of crude oil in foreign markets, the mountain of inflation has broken on the commoner. The prices of everyday commodities have started increasing rapidly. In the country’s capital, the prices of vegetables have increased by two to two and a half times in a few days.
Traders of Azadpur, Asia’s largest vegetable market, say that the rains at the beginning of October and rising diesel prices have increased the prices of vegetables. However, this will bring relief in the coming days as the arrival has become customary in big cities like Delhi.
Tomato Price Crosses 100
In Haryana, the price of tomatoes has reached Rs. 1200 per quintal to Rs. 3000. The cost of the best quality tomato coming from Gujarat and other states of the country is between Rs 5000 per quintal to 6000 per quintal in the wholesale market of Delhi. In the retail market, its price has reached Rs 100
The price of onion is also Rs 1800 to 3700 per quintal in the wholesale market, which is being sold at Rs 40 to 60 per kg in retail.
The price of potatoes has also increased significantly. The market price is only from Rs 500 per quintal to Rs 2400 per quintal, but its price has crossed Rs 40 per kg in the retail market.
If we look at the price of brinjal, then its price in the wholesale market is 1000 to 2000 rupees per quintal, which reaches 50 rupees per kg when we get your home.
The cheapest in the market right now is pumpkin, sold for Rs 500 to 800 per quintal. It is available in retail at Rs 20 to 30 per kg. The price of cabbage is Rs 3500 to 4000 per quintal, which has gone up to Rs 100 per kg in retail.
Instead of kilos, now people are buying only a handful of tomatoes.
Mona Singh, who lives in Mayur Vihar, has a mother’s post on Saturday about vegetables; she says that the price of pumpkin was 30 to 40 rupees a kg till two weeks ago, and now the same pumpkin is at the cost of 50 rupees per kg. Are getting. Tomato is Rs 80 a kg in bulk. Cabbage 80 rupees a kg. There is a massive increase in the prices of vegetables in the weekly market held in different localities of Delhi. Due to this, people who buy at least one kg of vegetables are now working in only one pav.
How long will vegetables be cheap?
Rajeev Kumar Parihar, Secretary, Azadpur Sabzi Mandi, told Spot News 18 that there is no shortage in the arrival of vegetables coming to Azadpur Sabzi Mandi. Like last year, this year also vegetables are coming in this season in the same way. Some vegetables have reached more than the previous month. Rajiv Kumar Parihar is saying that the price of some vegetables is low in the wholesale market. Now the weather has also started changing; soon, the costs will come down further.
Businessmen in the Ghazipur vegetable market say that only rain should not be blamed; diesel prices are increasing continuously. Therefore, the freight rate of goods is also increasing day by day. Because of this, we are forced to sell vegetables at high prices in the wholesale market. But even after this, the benefit is getting significantly less.