Itanagar: Following numerous reports of hike in the prices of several essential and non-essential commodities in the markets in Itanagar, the Capital Complex district administration in Arunachal Pradesh has decided to launch a video complaint campaign to look into the concerns of the consumers.
Through the campaign, people who come across instances of price hike can shoot videos of vendors or shops indulging in price hike and send the same to the Capital Complex district administration’s Facebook page, an official communiqué said on Thursday.
The identity of the complainant would be kept confidential, the communiqué added.
Prices of most vegetables and other essential goods have shot up in the Capital Complex following the nationwide lockdown.
A market survey done by EastMojo on Thursday found out that several vegetable vendors are selling cabbages at Rs 100 per kg, brinjals at Rs 120 per kg, bitter gourds and ladyfingers at Rs 160 per kg while the prices of tomatoes, onions and potatoes are Rs 80, Rs 60 and Rs 40 per kg, respectively.