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Demand for litchis on the rise at Mohadebpur

Published : Saturday, 15 June, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 184

Demand for litchis on the rise at Mohadebpur

Demand for litchis on the rise at Mohadebpur

MOHADEBPUR, NAOGAON, June 14: The demand of summer fruit litchi has increased in Mohadebpur Upazila of the district.

About 28 sellers in the upazila town are selling litchis of over Tk 50,000 per day.

They are selling litchis in different areas of the town including bus stand, Fish Bazar crossing, Boker crossing, Post Office crossing, Ghoshpara crossing, and Maddya Bazar.

Litchi trader Ripon of Sultanpur Village, Abdul Khaleq of Kacharipara Village, Raju Islam of Fazilpur Village and others said, compared to other years, litchi trading has increased this year.

"In the past years, we didn get such trading facility," they added.

At present, per 100 pieces of litchi are selling at Tk 340-380.

A customer Amjad Hossain said, "Of all summer fruits, litchi is favouritie to me. But the price is a bit higher than the last years."

Litchi traders said, they bring litchis from different orchards in the upazila and different districts in the northern region of the country.

A retail seller can earn Tk 1,000 per day while a wholesaler can earn Tk  3,000.

They spend their earnings in running their families and educating their children.






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