LPG at ₹1,800, petrol at ₹170: Why prices of key daily items skyrocketed in THIS state. Explained2 min read 25 May 2023, 12:18 PM IST
Truck movement towards the Imphal Valley was disrupted as roadblocks and apprehension among transporters arose amidst clashes in Manipur.
So, the stock of essential supplies in the state dwindled and began to reach critical levels, a defence official said.
The ethnic violence in Manipur over the past three weeks has led to a sharp rise in the prices of essential commodities. The state's dependence on imports from outside has been affected, resulting in products being sold at double the usual prices. Even basic items such as rice, potato, onion, eggs, LPG cylinders, and petrol are being sold well above the government-set rates.
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