Mobile court against potato price hike launched

Published : 13 Nov 2023 08:10 PM

District administration has launched mobile courts against price hike of potato along with its unethical hoarding and other manipulations  in Rajshahi Monday.

A mobile court led by Executive Magistrate Tania Akter Lubna conducted raids at different cold storages in Paba Upazila reviewing stock position and market situation.

The mobile court has been conducted in Milon Cold Storage, Uttara Cold Storage, Aman Cold Storage, Bengal Cold Storage, Sarker Cold Cold Storage, Asma Cold Storage and Rahman Cold Storage to control the price hike and artificial crisis.

Magistrate Lubna Akter said there are provisions of penalties in the agricultural marketing law if there were deviations in price chart fixed by the government and stock.

She said the drive will continue against any sort of artificial crises and price hike of the vegetable tuber crop in both markets and cold storage.