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)