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District administration in UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar fixes maximum price of food items to stop black marketing


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In order to stop the black marketing of food items, the district administration has fixed their prices amid the nationwide 21-day lockdown to combat the coronavirus.
According to an order issued by the office of District Magistrate dated March 29, the maximum price for 1 kilogram flour has been fixed at Rs 28-30, and for 1 kilogram rice it is Rs 30-35.
The rate of 1 kilogram salt has been fixed at Rs 15-20, and for a kilogram of sugar it is Rs 38-40.
Prices of several other food items too have been fixed.
The order from the DM's office read: "If any person/shopkeeper is found selling food items at price more than that has been mentioned, action will be taken against them in accordance with the law.

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First Published: Mar 30 2020 | 9:44 AM IST

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