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IT’S FESTIVE SEASONS – FRUITS, FLOWERS AND SWEETS ON AN ALL TIME HIGH

fruits-2With two festivals, Ramazan and Ganeshutsav coming together, the prices of flowers fruits and sweets are making the people sweat. The entire city has adorn the look of festivities with the two most celebrated festivals of state, Ramazan and Ganesh Utsav have come together. And not surprisingly, the fruits, flowers and sweets vendors want to make the most of it this festive season too with the prices of these items increasing. The flowers that used to cost Rs 20 to Rs 40 per kilo have shot up to Rs 100 per kilo. Many feel that it is because of the rains that prices have increased. The price of fruits is all the more worse. The price of apple have increased from Rs 30-40 to Rs 60 per dozen, Mosambi from Rs 35-40 to Rs 60 per dozen, oranges from Rs 40 to Rs 60 and banana from Rs 15 to Rs 40. While the people do not want to compromise their celebrations, the increasing prices have definitely burdened them. The same is the case of sweets, sale of which is in abundance during festive seasons. With the prices of milk increasing by Rs. 2 per litre and sugar by Rs 5, the prices of sweets have also gone higher. However, sweets shop owners feel that this would not have a major impact on the people. And while the prices of these commodities have risen, the people are in no mood to compromise on their celebrations and are celebrating like always. With cameraperson Vinayak Dalvi, Archana Tripathi for NMTV News.

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