How Price Rise of Essential Food Items Is Affecting Households

PUBLISHED ON: June 16, 2021 | Duration: 3 min, 46 sec

  
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Retail inflation across India has touched a record high in the last six months. Food inflation has jumped from 1.96 per cent in April this year to a massive 5.01 per cent in May. All this means the prices of essential commodities has increased manifold, with edible oil seeing one of the steepest hikes ever. How are middle class and lower income groups managing? NDTV's Alok Pandey speaks to a 40-year-old widow from Lucknow who says things are as tough as they can be.
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