revealed a survey conducted by Business Recorder here on Saturday.
Except a slight decline in some vegetables rates, prices of most other perishable and non-perishable food items increased manifold in the week ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr as compared to the preceding week, Traders from different markets of the twin cities of
They further said that high rates kept the common people away from Eid shopping; however people from different walks of life lamented that the government failed to keep check on the hoarders and profiteers, who are looting people by creating artificial inflation.
It was further observed that prices in posh areas of the twin cities were higher by 20-30 percent as compared to other low middle class and poor areas. During a visit to different markets of the twin cities it was noted that there was slight decline in prices of some vegetables as carrot was available at
However a sharp increase in other vegetables was witnessed as tomato prices touched the figure of
Meat was being sold at different rates in the twin cities of
The prices of non perishable food items including basin was
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