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Eid markets witnessing record sales in Rangpur

Eid markets witnessing record sales in Rangpur

RANGPUR, June 19: The Eid markets are witnessing record sales as hundreds of people of all ages rushing to the shopping places in the city about a week ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr festivity, reports BSS. According to leaders of different business organisations, Eid shopping has reached at the highest peak at bigger markets, shopping malls, complexes and makeshifts markets in the city amid tight security measures in peaceful atmosphere. President of Rangpur Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Rezaul Islam Milon said selling has marked an all-time record following further improvement in the economic condition and increase of incomes of all people. "The business places have worn festive looks with rushing men, women, girls, boys, students, youths and adolescents for buying items of own choice from the morning to midnight every day," he said. Police control room sources said security measures have been tightened enough to enable the people marketing without any problem and no untoward incidents were reported from anywhere in the city. According to market sources, prices of clothes for males, females, babies and children are almost 25 to 30 percent higher than the previous year though the increased price has almost no impact among the buyers. Hundreds of Eid shoppers have been rushing daily to Super Market, Maya Exclusive Fashion House, Golden Tower, 'Rangan', 'Zila Parishad Biponi Bitan', 'Shah Amanat', 'Rajanigandha', Jahaz Company Shopping Complex, City Plaza, 'Karupannya', Moti Plaza, Salek Market, Jamal Market, Station Market, Rajib Gandhi Market, Honumantola Market, 'Adi Janata', Bismillah Garments, Madina Garments and other markets and shopping malls in the city. According to the rushing buyers at different city markets, price of clothes and other Eid items for babies, children, youths, males and females are higher by up to 30 percent this time than last year. Each of the female three pieces is being sold at rates between Taka 1,000 and 16,000, saree between Taka 800 and 36,000, pant pieces between Taka 800 and 2,700, jeans pants between Taka 1,600 and 4,000 and shirt pieces between Taka 800 and 2,500. Talking to BSS at 'Zila Parishad Biponi Bitan', college students Farzana, Nasim and Ankhi and school students Mariyam and Noor Jahan said they completed purchase of their Eid clothes at higher rates this year compared to last year. Couple Ahad Ali and Jebunnesa came with their son Lenin, 13, and daughter Nurie, 10, to 'Rangan' shopping mall and purchased Eid clothes, cosmetics and other goods for their children and themselves at higher rates this time than last year. Businessman Mizanur Rahman at Honumantola Market expressed his pleasant happiness over record sales of the Eid clothes so far adding that sales of Eid clothes were increasing every day. Traders Akkas Ali and Abdur Rahim at Super Market also expressed satisfaction over sales of various Eid items, cosmetics and other goods and hoped that sales would continue increasing till the night before the Eid-ul-Fitr festivity. President of Rangpur Chamber of Commence and Industry Abul Kashem said sales of Eid items would continue to increase till the night before Eid-ul-Fitr festivity following continuous improvement in economic conditions of the people.

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