Karachi: The effects of the shocking increase in petroleum product prices have started to show on daily-use commodities.
Prices of food items have increased in various areas of the city. In the market, potatoes are being sold from 82 to 106 rupees per kilogram, onions from 85 to 110, tomatoes from 90 to 100, garlic from 430 to 580, and ginger is being sold at 1300 rupees per kilogram.
Live chicken is being sold at 380 rupees per kilogram, while meat is being sold from 580 to 600 rupees per kilogram. The residents of the city say that inflation has broken their backs, and they urge the government to provide relief. Even having a two-time meal has become difficult.