DSCC to take actions if onion sold at excessive price

DHAKA Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor

Mohammad Sayeed Khokon today warned that actions will be taken against onion

traders if they sell the essential commodity at excessive price instead of

the government fixed price.

The traders must sell onion at the price fixed by the government.

Otherwise, actions will be taken as per the mobile court act. The price of

onion will not be allowed to increase abnormally rather special drives will

continue to keep the price stable, he said.

Sayeed Khokon came up with the remarks while talking to journalists after

visiting Palashi kitchen market in the city, said a press release.

Noting that prices of other essential commodities remain stable, the mayor

said the DSCC today launched special drives through mobile courts against the

hiking of onion price.

The drives will continue until the price comes back to normalcy, he added.

Urging the people not to store extra onion, Khokon said price of the

essential commodities will be normal soon.

Asking wholesalers not to hoard onion, he warned that shops will be sealed

off if traders sell onion in additional price.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)