Asma Akhter said that she had not bought rice from the OMS truck before. He brought his two sons and stood in the queue at around seven o’clock this morning. After waiting for about three and a half hours, he got the rice around 10:30. He was happy to get five kg of rice at the rate of Tk 30 per kg.
Three-and-a-half-year-old baby Mohammad was in the lap of housewife Asma. Alamin, a seven-and-a-half-year-old son, is next to him. Taking the bag of rice from Alamin’s hand, he said that they are a family of five members including mother-in-law. Her husband Mohammad Rabiul Rajmistri. His income alone does not meet the expenses of the family. Rice is not available in the market below 50 rupees. He is taking rice from the OMS truck as the price of everything increases.
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