Fight Between Farmers and Merchants Over Papaya Selling In Hyderabad
Tensions have been brewing in the Hyderabad Kospet fruit market.
Hyderabad: Tensions have been brewing in the Hyderabad Kospet fruit market. There has been an uproar among farmers and the merchants. Farmers who are selling papaya fruit were attacked by brokers. the farmers also revolted against the merchants which led to the fight.
The sales of papaya have been on the rise as there has been a promotion that people with dengue and other diseases can opt for the papaya to get well soon.
Fruit merchants in the market have increased the papaya rate abruptly. The prices of papaya fruit in the market have increased tremendously compared to the past. Kg papaya is priced at Rs 100. Farmers who bring papaya fruit to the Posaypet Fruit Market are paying a lower price. However, the farmers insisted that they were paying a lower price and started selling directly at the market