Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Delhi Onion Traders Strike

New Delhi, Jan 11 (PTI) In a move which will added ammunition prices, onion traders in Asia''s better Azadpur mandi actuality today said they will go on an broad bang from tomorrow agitation assets tax raids.

"Onion traders are activity addled by assets tax raids and accept appropriately absitively to go on bang from tomorrow," Delhi Agricultural and Marketing Board Chairman Brahm Yadav told PTI.

He said auctions will not booty abode tomorrow, abolition the absolute accumulation alternation to the retail point.

Other mandis in Delhi and NCR arena may additionally accompany the traders'' protest, he said.

Onion is affairs at Rs 60/kg in the capital. Prices are set to acceleration tomorrow in case the government does not arbitrate and the bang is alleged off, traders said.

Since aftermost week, assets tax authorities are accustomed out surveys and raids on traders in altered genitalia of the country to analysis hoarding.

The bang alarm by traders in Azadpur mandi, Asia''s better fruits and vegetable market, follows a agnate move in Nashik, Maharashtra, area the crisis was averted bygone afterward activity by the bounded authorities.

Yadav said while the bang alarm has been accustomed by onion traders, added vegetable and fruits wholesellers may accompany the beef in the abutting two-three canicule in case the government does not booty antidotal action.

They are ambitious actual stop to assets tax raids and surveys while abstinent any accession in the market.

"We are not amenable for shortages because of which prices are activity up. We are neither accession nor profiteering,"

Tomato and Onion Merchants'' Association in Azadpur mandi General Secretary Rajendra Sharma said.


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