The New Year brings some bad news for people of Guwahati.
The denizens of the Assam capital will now have to pay more for milk.
The Greater Guwahati Dairy Farmers’ Association has decided to hike milk prices by Rs 3 per litre.
The increase will become effective from January 1.
After the hike, consumers in Guwahati will have to pay Rs 49 for a litre of milk.
Consumers, however, could end up paying even more with milkmen charging varying amounts from consumers on the pretext of supplying ‘unadulterated milk’.
The hike in milk prices will also result in a corresponding increase in prices of sweets and other milk-based products.
The consumers are already burdened with the skyrocketing prices of vegetables.