Jat quota stir: Veggies costlier, milk supply hit in NCR

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New Delhi, Feb 21: Wholesale prices of vegetables such as potato and cauliflower have gone up in Delhi NCR, while milk supplies have been hit by transport disruption due to Jat quota protests in Haryana.

Operations at Amul's milk plant in Rohtak remained suspended. It has a capacity of 5 lakh litres per day.

Jat quota stir: veggies costlier in NCR

Kwality Ltd said it has stopped milk collection from its chilling centres in Sirsa and Fatehabad.

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The milk demand is being met in Delhi-NCR by increased supplies from Uttar Pradesh, while that of vegetables is being fulfilled by neighbouring Rajasthan.

The wholesale prices of potato, cauliflower, carrot and green leafy vegetables has risen by Rs 100 per quintal at Azadpur mandi, Asia's largest wholesale market for fruits and vegetables.

Prices of potatoes and green leafy vegetables have risen by on average Rs 3-4 per kg.

PTI 

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