As flour of flour mills became more expensive, cheap flour disappeared from utility stores. Citizens are forced to visit utility stores to buy flour. Citizens demanded to ensure the supply of flour.
It also became difficult for the citizens to eat two meals a day. Cheap flour became out of reach of the poor. As flour from flour mills became more expensive, flour became scarce at utility stores.
A 20 kg bag of flour started selling at Rs 1,035 in the open market. The rates for utility stores are fixed at Rs. 800. But there was a severe shortage of flour in the stores. Citizens are forced to travel to buy cheap flour.
Citizens say they have been wandering around for a week but are not getting any flour. They are forced to buy expensive flour from the open market.
Flour is not available at various utility stores including Swami Nagar Sultanpur, Ghora Shah Road, China Scheme, Sikh Canal GT Road, Railway Headquarters, and Mozang.
Extracted from City42 News