Commodity prices:The following were the prices (in Rs.per kg) of essential commodities in the local wholesale market on Saturday, according to Vijayawada Chamber of Commerce and Industry: Groundnut oil - 53, palmolein oil- 42, sunflower oil - 48.50, tamarind (flower variety) - 26 to 28, tamarind - 42 to 50, chillies- (new) 35 to 45, rice (2716)-13, rice (super fine)-15, rice (sona masoori)-16 to 17, rice (samba masoori)-15 to 16, black gram-42 and red gram-25 to 30.50.

VMC Commissioner's inspectionMunicipal Commissioner Natarajan Gulzar inspected corporation markets and works in One Town area. He inspected Kaleswara Rao general market, Islampet main drain desilting works, Wynchipet scavenger colony drinking water reservoir works.

He accepted several representations made by residents.