Eight dealers yet to start selling TCB goods in Joypurhat
JOYPURHAT, May 15: Three out of 11 dealers started selling TCB goods to bar the high price of goods in the market during Ramadan. The eight other dealers are yet to participate in the programme.
TCB is selling goods at affordable prices in Ramadan.
Local TCB dealer Jahidul Islam Jahid said TCB goods are being sold at government fixed prices. Per kilogram sugar is being sold at Tk 47, lentil at Tk 44, chickpea at Tk 60, date at Tk 135, and per litre soya bean oil at Tk 85.
Every day a dealer is allocated with 500 kg rice, 400 litre oil, 150 kg lentil, 550 kg chickpea and 50 kg date.
Customers Harunur Rashid, Rokhsana Parvin, Selim, Amena Bibi, Enamul Haque, Harunur Rashid, Shakhawat Hossain are happy to buy the products.
Members of Bazaar Monitoring Committee led by Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Milton Chandra Ray monitored the bazaars of the town on Saturday last.
Among others, representatives of local chamber of commerce, health inspector of the municipality and bazaar monitoring officers were also present.
During the drive, the mobile court fined three shops Tk 9,000 under Consumers' Rights Protection Act.
General Secretary of District TCB Association and proprietor of Bhai-Bon Enterprise Jahidul Islam Jahid said there are 11 nominated TCB dealers in the district.