In response to the nation’s rising tomato prices, a farmer in Maharashtra’s Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar placed CCTV cameras in his field out of concern for theft or any other unfavorable incidence. Due to the high pricing of the fruit, the decision to monitor his farm was made, India Today reported.
In Maharashtra, the price of tomatoes is approximately 160 per kilogram.
Tomatoes are considered an important ingredient of a staple diet in any Indian household. However, its prices have surged again after a brief period when the government sold the kitchen staple at subsidised rates.
The farmer, Sharad Rawate, said that he spent Rs 22 thousand on installing cameras on his field but that it was the need of the hour.