Bommai provides rate card of idli-vada, masala dose in Janardhan Hotel
Bengaluru: In an attempt to give a befitting reply to the Opposition leader Siddaramaiah in the Legislative Assembly over his sharp criticism on price rises, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai provided the price list of ‘Idli-Vada and Masala Dose’ at Janardhan Hotel.
Chief Minister has obtained rate cards of Idli-Vada and Masala Dose in Janardhan Hotel, where politicians often visit to have Dose. According to the Chief Minister, an increase in petrol, diesel, and LPG cylinder rates has not cascaded effect to essential commodities, especially groceries, to substance his arguments; he read out the price list of Idli-Vada and Masala Dose in Janardhan Hotel.
Chief Minister has said that “in Janardhana Hotel, for one plate Idli-Vada, rate is Rs. 38, however, in 2017, rate of one plate Idli-Vada was Rs. 35. Like, for Masala Dose, rate is Rs. 90. In 2017 the rate for Dose was Rs. 70, so there is not much increase in price”, he said.
CM response has come after the Opposition leader Siddaramaiah's remarks in the House. While speaking on price rises, the Opposition leader said, the rate for Masala Dose and Idli-Vada has been increased in Janardhan Hotel. further he said that the rate of Idli-Vada per plate is Rs. 60, and for Dose, Rs. 100.
Mr. Bommai has dismissed allegations of Opposition leader that price rises have cascading effects on consumers, further he said that during Siddaramaiah’s time, the price of essential commodities also increased.