News Desk: The price of brinjal has gone up in the markets of the capital before the start of Ramadan. In some markets, the price of eggplant has doubled to 100 rupees per kg. Along with eggplant, the price of barbati has gone up. However, prices of green chillies, chicken, beef and mutton remained unchanged during the week.
On Friday (April 1), various markets in the capital were visited and traders were selling eggplants at Rs 80 to Rs 100 per kg, depending on the quality. A week ago, eggplant was sold for 30 to 40 rupees per kg. Jewel Rana, a trader from Khilgaon, said that the price of brinjal has gone up due to Ramadan. Eggplant prices will continue to rise in the next few days. Then the price will go down. Hassan Sardar, a trader in Karwan Bazar, said that the demand for brinjal is high in the market now. The supply is less than that. Due to this the price of eggplant has gone up. However, this situation will not last very long. Meanwhile, the price of Sajan's data, which was sold at Tk 200 per kg last week, has come down a bit and now it is being sold at Tk 100 to 150 per kg. Ripe tomatoes are on the price reduction list. Ripe tomatoes, which were sold at Tk 30-40 per kg last week, are now being sold at Tk 20-30 per kg. Besides, Patal is being sold for 50 to 60 rupees, Barbati for 60 to 70 takas and Dhendash for 40 to 50 rupees. The prices of these vegetables have remained unchanged during the week. Cauliflower is being sold at Tk 50-60 per kg, bean is being sold at Tk 40-60 per kg, turnip is being sold at Rs 30-40 per kg and radish is being sold at Tk 30-40 per kg. Besides, pieces of laurel are being sold for 50 to 60 takas.
Red spinach seeds are being sold for 10 to 15 takas and spinach seeds are being sold for 10 to 15 takas. The prices of these vegetables have remained unchanged during the week. Meanwhile, the price of onion, which was sold at tk 60 to 65 per kg in a hurry a few days ago, has been steadily declining. At the retail level, the price of murikata onion, which was tk 40 per kg last week, is now selling at tk 30 per kg. And a kg of good quality imported onion is being sold at 40 rupees. Turning to the chicken market, it has been seen that traders are selling broiler chickens at tk 180 to Rs 185 per kg. And a kilo of golden chicken is being sold for 310 to 340 rupees. The price of chicken has not changed during the week. Beef is being sold at tk 650 per kg like last week. However, some traders in the mahalla are selling beef at tk 600 per kg. Beef prices did not change during the week. The farm's chicken eggs are also being sold at tk 110 to 115 a dozen like last week. Turning to the fish market, it has been seen that a kg of rui fish is being sold at Rs 280 to 450. Killed fish is being sold at the same price. Horn and taki fish are being sold at 250 to 350 takas per kg. Shoal fish is being sold for 400 to 750 rupees per kg. Tilapia and pangasius fish are being sold at 150 to 160 takas per kg. Hilsa fish weighing one kg is being sold for 1000 to 1200 takas. Small hilsa fish is being sold for 500 to 600 rupees per kg. Tube fish is being sold at 180 to 200 takas per kg. Shrimp is being sold at 600 to 750 takas per kg. Fish prices remained unchanged during the week.