New Delhi: Tomato costs are going by way of the roof in a number of areas throughout the nation owing to the rising value of gasoline and unseasonal rainfall.
Usually in winters tomato costs stay at round Rs 20 a kilo, retail tomato costs have breached Rs 80 per kg in a variety of cities this time. Southern states are witnessing value hike attributable to heavy downpours in elements of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.
Charges have shot as much as as excessive as Rs120 per kg in just a few southern states due to widespread rains, in accordance with authorities knowledge.
It’s Chennai which is going through the worst scarcity the place the vegetable is promoting for Rs140 a kilo.
In Kerala, tomatoes are being bought for anyplace between Rs 90 per kilo to Rs 120 per kilo, whereas prospects within the Nationwide Capital Area should shell out anyplace between Rs 90 to Rs 108 for a kilo of tomatoes, in accordance with information company PTI.
Netizens have taken to social media sharing issues over the steep rise by way of jokes making a dent within the funds of customers. In truth, meme-makers have gone into overdrive on the micro-blogging website Twitter, the place hashtag #tomato has been trending excessive since Wednesday.
On-line meals supply platform Zomato additionally joined the meme fest asking individuals to not combine up its identify with the purple fruit. In a hilarious tweet, the supply app added a punch to the development pointing on the Zomato-tomato jumble saying, “Guys, it’s ‘tomato’ whose prices are rising, please don’t write 1-star reviews for us.”
guys, it’s ‘tomato’ whose costs are rising, please don’t write 1-star evaluations for us 😅🙏
— zomato (@zomato) November 24, 2021
One of many customers, who received confused initially in regards to the value rise mentioned, “I saw the prices are rising and were about to sell Zomato shares but when reading it again it was Tomato so stopped myself.”
A number of others on Twitter responded to Zomato’s humble ‘plea’ the place it joked asking customers to not write 1-star evaluations.
This is a take a look at different memes trending