Akshaya Tritiya spirits dampened as mango prices soar on low supply
According to traders from Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) in Vashi, the price of mangoes is between Rs 300 to Rs 1200 per dozen, which is almost double compared to last year’s price. Sanjay Pansare, a former APMC director and fruit trader said that low yield has resulted in a price rise.
People buy mangoes on the occasion of Akshya Tritiya, which is on April 18 this year, to use it during religious rituals. Image source: DNA India