The Editor, the Tribune, Sector-29, Chandigarh.
It is through the columns of your esteemed newspaper, | would like to draw the kind attention of the concerned authorities towards the unprecedented hike in prices of essential commodities. During last few months, prices of essential commodities have shot up. This rising trend continues unchecked. As a result, the majority of people who have meager salaries find it difficult to make their both ends meet. It seems there is no system to check the unusual price rise.
We cannot imagine where this price rise will stop. It has crushed the common man. The essential commodities and things of daily need are becoming dearer everday. The common man cannot fulfil his basic needs. He cannot give good education to his children. Good medical treatment is beyond his reach. It seems that regulatory system has completely collapsed. The skyrocketing price rise is a cause of great concern for all. Though the low income group people are the worst affected.
It is time that our government should check the causes behind the ever-increasing prices without any delay. It needs to immediately check blackmarketing, hoarding and profiteering and it should strictly deal with those who are found guilty. In fact, they are the enemies of society. Hence, they deserve to be tackled hard-handedly. Only then common man can be relieved from the effects of price hike.