The government has decided to set a maximum retail price for chicken from midnight today, the Consumer Affairs Authority said.
They said the decision was taken as a concession to the consumers during the upcoming festival season.
Accordingly, a kilogram of chicken with skin which was at Rs.475 will be sold at Rs.430. A kilogramme of skinless chicken which was at Rs.600 will be sold at Rs.530. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)