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Prices of majority of vegetables increased this week which were not sold in the makeshift markets of the city due to low price fixation issued by the government.

The vegetables missing in makeshift markets were easily available in open market but on much higher than the official rates. On the other hand, the rates of vegetables like onion, tomato, garlic and ginger which consumption increases manifold on Eidul Azha being the basic ingredient of all meat recipes, are on the rise. The rates of all these vegetables have registered upwards trend and it is expected that it will continue till Eidul Azha.

The price of potato new was fixed at Rs25 to 30 per kg, potato sugar-free at Rs14 to 16 per kg, potato stored at Rs8 to 10 per kg, while potato stored was sold at Rs30 per kg. The price of onion was further gained by Rs6 per kg, fixed at Rs40 to 45 per kg. The rates of tomato were increased by Rs5 per kg, reached Rs40 to 45 per kg. The price of garlic local was fixed at Rs120 to 130 per kg, garlic Chinese increased by Rs15 per kg, fixed at Rs150 to 160 per kg and sold at Rs180 per kg. Ginger China was fixed at Rs150 to 160 per kg, ginger India at Rs70 to 75 per kg, while Indian was sold at Rs160 to 180 per kg. The price of brinjal was reduced by Rs5 per kg, fixed at Rs8 to 10 per kg. Cucumber local price was gained by 15 per kg, fixed at Rs60 to 75 per kg, Cucumber Farm at Rs35 to 40 per kg, while sold at Rs80 per kg. Bitter gourd was stable at Rs45 to 55 per kg and sold at Rs60 per kg. The price of spinach was reduced by Rs3 per kg, fixed at Rs25 to 35 per kg, sold at Rs40 per kg. Zucchini local was gained by Rs15 per kg, fixed at Rs60 to 70 per kg, rotten was sold at Rs80 per kg.

The price of lemon local was fixed at Rs110 to 135 per kg, lemon Chinese was fixed at Rs75 to 83 per kg, while sold at Rs140 per kg, and local at Rs160 per kg. Pumpkin price was increased by Rs2 per kg, fixed Rs15 to 22 per kg, sold at Rs30 per kg. The price of lufa was

also gained by Rs5 per kg, fixed at Rs30 to 35 per kg, sold at Rs40 per kg. The price of cabbage was fixed at Rs30 to 40, cauliflower fixed at Rs35 to 40 per kg, both were not sold there. The price of green chilli local gained by Rs5 per kg, fixed at Rs45 to 50 per kg, and green chilli farm at Rs30 to 35 per kg, both sold at Rs60 per kg. Capsicum price was reduced by Rs5 per kg, fixed at Rs95 to 105 per kg, sold at Rs120 per kg. Arum price was declined by Rs5 per kg, fixed at Rs40 to 44 per kg, not sold in the makeshift markets. Ladyfinger was gained by Rs19 per kg, fixed at Rs45 to 55 per kg, sold at Rs60 per kg. The price of different variety of apples was fixed at Rs45 to 115 per kg, while sold at Rs60 to 115 per kg. The rates of Banana A quality was fixed at Rs55 to 60 per dozen, B-quality at Rs35 to 40 per dozen, sold at Rs60 per dozen.

Pomegranate local price was fixed at Rs90 to 95 per kg, Kandahri at Rs110 to 125 per kg, both were not sold there. Guava rate was fixed at Rs35 to 40 per kg, sold at Rs50 to 60 per kg. Sweet potato was fixed at Rs25 to 30 per kg, sold at Rs50 to 60 per kg. Peer price was gained by Rs20 per kg, fixed at Rs60 to 70 per kg, sold at Rs80 per kg. Grapes gola Black was fixed at Rs105 to 110 per kg, Grapes Sunderkhani at Rs170 to 195 per kg, Grapes Gola at Rs90 to 100 per kg, sold at Rs200 per kg. The price of different variety of mangoes was fixed at Rs55 to 135 per kg, sold at Rs135 per kg.

The price of peach special was fixed at Rs140 per kg, and B-quality at Rs55 to 60 per kg, while special was sold at Rs140 per kg.