- There has been a drop in vegetable supply.
- The situation is bound to escalate further if the state does not get pre-monsoon showers soon.
The whole sale vegetable vendors claim that there has been a dearth in supply, which has now led to a steep increase in vegetable prices.
The price of carrot on Monday reportedly touched Rs 100, while that of beans crossed Rs 102.
"The worry is not the price, but the decreased supply, especially from the southern part of the state," said Madhugowda, a wholesale vegetable vendor from Yeshwantpur told The Deccan Chronicle.
The official now have said that the prices of all vegetables is bound is increase if the state does not get pre-monsoon showers.
The drought situation in Tamil and South Karnataka both of which supply most of the vegetables to Bengaluru has contributed to the rise in the prices of veggies.
An official from state agriculture department told DC that if there are no pre-monsoon rains by May, the situation will further deteriorate.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:35 PM