Export of rice is ban in India. A video of the city of Dallas, Texas, America, has come to light. Where people have become crazy to collect rice. Expatriate Indians are also in the crowd. More..
India recently banned the export of non-basmati rice. Because of which many countries are in trouble. But the most at risk are expatriate Indians living in different countries. India is one of the major rice exporting countries in the world market. Therefore, after this announcement of the government last week, there has been an uproar in various countries. The price of pre-stocked rice has increased in various countries. There is a rush to buy that rice. Concern has also spread among diaspora Indians. Buyers to buy rice stored in various stores in America.
In that situation, a video of the city of Dallas, Texas, America came to light. Where people have become crazy to collect rice. Expatriate Indians are also in the crowd. The rice collection is going on pushing and pulling each other.
Aruna, an Indian expatriate living in Washington, told news agency ANI, “I went out to buy rice from 9 am. Visited 10 stores. The battle to buy rice went on till 4 pm. In the end I got a bag of rice at three times the normal price.
The price of rice in India is increasing day by day due to price hike. The government claims that this export restriction on non-basmati rice was put in place to spare the nation’s citizens from having to pay exorbitant prices for their rice. Government sources claim that this choice has also been made to guarantee that domestic purchasers have access to all varieties of rice during the entire year. India hasn’t given up on exporting basmati rice, though.
Tarun Sardana, the owner of ‘Swapna Foods’, a wholesaler in Maryland, USA, said that the demand for rice has increased in that country. He said, “We receive numerous calls every day. That demand is even higher on weekends. Everyone is talking about leaving the rice.”