The Mumbai Tempo Federation has decided to increase fares by 15 per cent from March 1, as the fuel prices are increasing across Maharashtra. The prices of fruits have vegetables have been witnessing an increase as well.
In Navi Mumbai APMC Market, vegetables coming from Maharashtra and all over the country are supplied to Mumbai, Suburbs, Vasai-Virar, Kalyan, Dombivali, Panvel areas by 2,000 trains every day. Now, the freighters' union have stated that there is no alternative but to increase the tariff.
Mumbailive.com reports that inflation will rise as retailers will sell vegetables, onions, potatoes and fruits at higher prices.
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