Bengaluru meat price frozen to bust lockdown profiteering


Bengaluru, April 17 : City civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has put the brakes on chicken and mutton prices to bust profiteering amid lockdown, an official said on Friday. "The maximum retail price for chicken and meat has been fixed to protect consumers during the period of lockdown," tweeted BBMP Commissioner B. H. Anil Kumar. Price of 1 kg live bird (chicken) has been fixed at Rs 125, 1 kg dressed chicken Rs 160 kg and a kg of skinless chicken at Rs 180. BBMP froze the price of a kg mutton at Rs 700. /IANS


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