The arrival of turmeric bags for sale has decreased sharply due to demonetisation. “Only 300 bags arrived for sale in two markets. No turmeric bags arrived in the Regulated Marketing Committee and Gobichettipalayam Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Society,” said RKV Ravishankar, a trader. At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association, the finger turmeric was sold at ₹7,688-8,499 a quintal and the root variety ₹6,600-7,269. Of the arrival of 71 bags, 45 were sold.
ERODE, NOVEMBER 22: