Rains, surge in fuel cost, lead to high vegetable prices in several states

  • High fuel prices and unseasonal rains have affected the availability of vegetables in several parts of the country including the Delhi-NCR region, resulting in a hike in vegetable prices.
Updated On Nov 24, 2021 03:46 PM IST 7 Photos
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Vegetable prices have seen a surge in the Delhi-NCR region, Karnataka, Kerala and several other parts due to heavy rainfall and crop failure. Vendors in Okhla fruit and vegetable market said that the customers are now hesitating to buy vegetables.(AFP)

Vegetable prices have seen a surge in the Delhi-NCR region, Karnataka, Kerala and several other parts due to heavy rainfall and crop failure. Vendors in Okhla fruit and vegetable market said that the customers are now hesitating to buy vegetables.(AFP)

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"With high fuel prices and rainfall, vegetable prices tend to rise. How will daily-wage workers buy tomatoes worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>70/kg?," said a vendor while speaking to news agency ANI.(ANI)

"With high fuel prices and rainfall, vegetable prices tend to rise. How will daily-wage workers buy tomatoes worth 70/kg?," said a vendor while speaking to news agency ANI.(ANI)

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Labourers wait for the retail vendors next to crate containing tomatoes at a vegetable wholesale market in Hyderabad on November 24 as the retail price for tomatoes reached rupees 100 per Kg due to unseasonal rains and a hike in fuel cost in several parts of the country.&nbsp;(AFP)

Labourers wait for the retail vendors next to crate containing tomatoes at a vegetable wholesale market in Hyderabad on November 24 as the retail price for tomatoes reached rupees 100 per Kg due to unseasonal rains and a hike in fuel cost in several parts of the country. (AFP)

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A trader counts money at a vegetable wholesale market in Hyderabad on November 24 as vegetable prices skyrocketed in several Indian states.&nbsp;(AFP)

A trader counts money at a vegetable wholesale market in Hyderabad on November 24 as vegetable prices skyrocketed in several Indian states. (AFP)

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“Our whole monthly budget has been disturbed. The transportation cost has also been increased. The rainfall has affected the crops due to which the vegetables are so costly,” said a customer.(AFP)

“Our whole monthly budget has been disturbed. The transportation cost has also been increased. The rainfall has affected the crops due to which the vegetables are so costly,” said a customer.(AFP)

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Traders and retail vendors negotiate the price of tomatoes at a vegetable wholesale market in Hyderabad on November 24.(AFP)

Traders and retail vendors negotiate the price of tomatoes at a vegetable wholesale market in Hyderabad on November 24.(AFP)

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Retail vendors check the quality of tomatoes at a vegetable wholesale market in Hyderabad on November 24.(AFP)

Retail vendors check the quality of tomatoes at a vegetable wholesale market in Hyderabad on November 24.(AFP)

Updated on Nov 24, 2021 03:46 PM IST
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