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Vegetable prices remains high in Tripura, businessmen undergoing losses
TIWN Dec 16, 2019
Vegetable prices remains high in Tripura, businessmen undergoing losses
PHOTO : Vegetable market at Agartala. TIWN Pic Dec 16, 2019

AGARTALA, Oct 16 (TIWN): Vegetable crisis and high prices reported across Tripura with a continuous hikes-maintained price tags, whereas centering festivals it may go higher in next 3 days. At the same time, losses of businessmen were reported in local markets. They are unable even to sell items at minimum prices.

Due to slow economy, low numbers of MGNREGA works, wages, high prices, joblessness such crisis situations are hitting people even in the festival season.

In garment markets also same situations are going on. From shop-keepers to buyers all are reported in distress.

Whereas Agartala markets are dependent upon exported items at the same time semi-urban and urban areas are suffering due to lack of vegetable and high prices.

Vegetable sellers are undergoing heavy losses in Agartala due to lack of buyers.

The reason behind lack of buyers are however the extreme price of vegetables but in Gol Bazar, where price stays little down all the time, numbers of buyers are also less.

The vegetables collections are also less as the shop-keepers are unable to sell the stored vegetable items. 

Talking to one farmer at Gol Bazar who came to deliver items, he said due to flood farmers are undergoing massive crisis and almost all crops were damaged. 

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