People's problems increased due to continuous increase in inflation, the price of cumin crossed Rs 700

Published on: 02-Sep-2023

Inflation is at its peak today. Today, not only cumin has become expensive, but the prices of other spices have also increased. Red chili is also bringing tears to people's eyes. Currently, red chili is being sold at Rs 350 to Rs 400 per kg in the retail market. Similarly, cloves cost Rs 1500 to 1800 per kg. 

As we know, inflation is not showing any signs of decreasing. Let us tell you that when the price of one thing decreases, other food products become expensive. Especially the rising prices of spices have troubled the general public, due to which the taste of food has changed a lot. Due to cumin being expensive, many people have stopped adding tadka to pulses and vegetables. The general public hopes that the prices of cumin will fall as the rainfall decreases. But, nothing like this seems to be happening. Even after the weakening of the monsoon, instead of becoming cheaper, cumin is becoming expensive. The price of one kg of cumin in the retail market has increased to more than Rs 700. Due to this the kitchen budget has deteriorated considerably. 

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Nowadays the price of cumin is Rs 750 to Rs 800.  

The havoc of inflation is so great that on Wednesday, cumin was sold at Rs 53 thousand 111 per quintal in the market located in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan. However, farmers are unhappy due to the increase in the price of cumin. This year he is earning good income by selling cumin. But, the burden of inflation on the general public is increasing significantly. Now because of this, cumin is being sold at Rs 750 to Rs 800 per kg in the retail market. In such a situation, people have to spend Rs 75 to 80 to buy 100 grams of cumin. 

Farmers of Rajasthan cultivate cumin on a large scale.

Traders have said that after the arrival of the new crop of cumin, the prices will fall. At present there is a huge gap between demand and supply in the markets. For this reason, instead of decreasing, the prices are increasing. At the same time, experts have said that many stockists have stored cumin illegally. Due to this, there has been a huge shortage of cumin in the market. In such a situation, due to less supply, prices are continuously increasing. Let us tell you that the highest production of cumin in India is in Gujarat. After this, farmers in Rajasthan cultivate cumin the most.