Sale of crackers is set to pick up in Thanjavur with private shops being opened at Keelavasal and Medical college road apart from the ones opened by co-operative institutions.
Thanjavur District State Government Employees Consumer Co-operative store has opened a shop at the collectorate complex. Gift packs with all types of crackers could be purchased in a price range between Rs.400 and Rs.1,215.
The gift items are named ‘Apoorva’, ‘Poornima’, ‘wonder gifts’, and ‘Dino 40’.
On crackers, a pack of 100 is priced at Rs. 70; 200 at Rs. 120; 300 at Rs.205; 1,000 at Rs.595; and 5,000 at Rs.2, 700. There are many fancy items including ‘Manoranjan’, ‘Shanthinika Chand’, ‘Sparkling Thunder’, ‘Sky Wheel’, ‘Super Sonica’, and ‘Colour Fantasy’.
Gift packs could be purchased at a price range between Rs.400 and Rs.1,215