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High rise of comodity prices hit Sivasagar

The Continuous raising price of Essential Commodities in Sivasagar district effect the people severely. Nobody take any action to control the price hike.

The price of 1kg. Onion was Rs.12 in 2003 and now it is going up to Rs. 25 to 28 per Kg.

The list given here in under shows a comparable rate of different Essential commodities between the year 2003 & 2007, and it reflect the raising prices & high inflation rate of the market.

Year – 2003

Year - 2007

Name Of Items

Rate Per Kg/ Liter

Rate Per Kg/Liter

Onion

Rs. 12 to 14

Rs. 25 to 28 #

Potato

Rs. 8.50 to 9

Rs. 12 #

Small Fish

Rs. 50 to 60

Rs. 120 #

Mutton

Rs. 110 to 120

Rs. 160 to 180 #

Cow Milk

Rs. 16

Rs. 24 #

Mustard Oil

Rs. 49

Rs. 65 #

Kerosine Oil

Rs. 14

Rs. 25 to 30 #

Atta

Rs. 9.75

Rs. 16 #

Rice (Midium)

Rs. 10 to 11.50

Rs. 16 #

Masur Dal

Rs. 30

Rs. 42 #

But dal

Rs. 36

Rs. 40 #

Mogu Dal

Rs. 40

Rs. 50 #

Cabbage

Rs. 12

Rs. 30 #

Tomatto

Rs. 8

Rs. 30 #

Lady’s Finger

Rs. 10 to 12

Rs. 30 #

Bringal

Rs. 5 to 8

Rs. 30 #

Chilli

Rs. 30 to 40

Rs. 100 #

Been

Rs. 10 to 15

Rs. 60 to 80 #

The Market Survey is done on the basis of Sivasagar district.

The Govt. and other Social organizations should step forward urgently to control the Smuggling of the essential commodities & try to balance the inflation rate to give a relief to the poor people.

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