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Tomatoes selling below Re 1 per kg in Delhi wholesale markets
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Tomatoes selling below Re 1 per kg in Delhi wholesale markets
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New Delhi, May 24 (TIWN) In the wholesale markets of national capital, the prices of all vegetables, including tomatoes, onions have come down drastically this month. In Asia's largest wholesale market for fruits and vegetables -- Azadpur Mandi, tomatoes have started selling at less than Re 1 per kg.

In the wholesale markets of national capital, the prices of all vegetables, including tomatoes, onions have come down drastically this month. In Asia's largest wholesale market for fruits and vegetables -- Azadpur Mandi, tomatoes have started selling at less than Re 1 per kg.  Mandi traders and agents say that the number of vegetable retailers has decreased in the market, due to which the demand is less.  The auditor of Okhla Mandi, Vijay Ahuja told IANS that not only tomatoes, but other green vegetables are also being sold at a quarter to one price.  Ahuja said that the wholesale price of 'Ghiya or louki' (Bottle Gourd) has increased from two to three rupees per kg and the 'Turai' (Ridge Gourd) is being sold for ₹six per kg.

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