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Prices of essentials soar in Lakshmipur

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  • 13 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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Prices of essentials soar in Lakshmipur

LAKSHMIPUR: Winter vegetables have started appearing in different markets of Ramganj upazila in the district, the largest wholesale commercial market in the upazila

Besides, daily market weekly market sits at Sonapur Bazar two days a week on Sundays and Thursday. Fresh agro products, produced in local farmer’s field are mostly brought to the market on these two days.

Currently, new winter vegetables are being brought to the Bazar in bulks. However, the price of the winter vegetable is beyond the reach of ordinary buyers.

On the other hand, the price of edible oil is also not decreasing but increasing a bit more day by day. Unpackaged soybean oil is being sold at Tk 150-160 per kg and bottled soybean oil is being sold at Tk 170-175.

On Thursday visiting the kitchen market of Ramganj it was found that the price of vegetables is increasing almost every day.

At the bazar bean was selling at Tk 110 per kg, eggplant at Tk 75, cauliflower at Tk 70, turnip at Tk 75 and radish was selling at Tk 45. Similarly, a kg of bitter gourd was selling at Tk 80-90, lady finger at Tk 60, cucumber at Tk 45, Tomato at Tk 130, Carrot at Tk 130, asparagus bean at Tk 55, taro root Tk 45 and green pepper was selling at Tk 125 per kg.