Rumours Trigger Panic Buying Of Salt In Kolkata

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Kolkata: Unconfirmed reports of salt shortage in the city has triggered panic buying in the city. People are queuing up outside stores to purchase multiple packets of salt which has created an artificial shortage of salt in the market.

Long queues formed outside several shop in central Kolkata where people jostled to buy as many packets as possible. Conversations with panicked buyers revealed that they “heard of shortage in other cities”.

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“My brother who stays in Delhi told me of the shortage in his city. I thought of buying lest the shortage happens here too, ” said Vinay Agarwal, a resident of Rabindra Sarani.

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