Tomato prices soar to Rs 300 per kg in Karachi
KARACHI: Tomato prices are reaching the sky as they are being sold for Rs 300 per kilogram.
According the commissioner’s office, tomatoes are divided into two categories, one are supposed to be sold for Rs 199 per kilo and category two tomatoes are supposed to sell for Rs 157.
But in Karachi, the prices are higher and tomatoes are being sold for between Rs 250 and 300. This is the highest price, tomatoes have ever been sold in Karachi.
On Twitter, people were blaming the government for these “manipulated” prices. Some said they weren’t going to stand for these exorbitant prices.