In a heartwarming incident, a Dubai-based woman surprised her mother in India by sending 10 kilograms of tomatoes as a gift. The gesture comes amidst skyrocketing tomato prices due to heavy rains in several parts of the country. Tomato prices in the retail market have reached between Rs 150-200 per kilogram, putting a strain on people’s finances, including restaurants and food manufacturers who heavily rely on this versatile ingredient.
Unusual Gift Request andPackaging
The unique gift idea surfaced when the woman’s sister, based in Dubai, was planning to visit India for her children’s summer holidays. She asked her mother if she wanted anything from Dubai, and to everyone’s surprise, the mother requested 10 kilograms of tomatoes. Embracing her mother’s wish, the woman diligently packed the tomatoes in a suitcase and dispatched them to India.
Heartwarming Response and Social Media Buzz
A Twitter user, who goes by the name Rev, shared the heartwarming incident with the online community, explaining the unusual gift and the thoughtful packaging. The family’s love for tomatoes was evident as they planned to make pickles, chutney, and save some for the Twitter user who shared the story.
Since being shared on social media, the post has garnered widespread attention, with over 52,000 views, 709 likes, and numerous comments. Many users praised the woman’s daughter for her touching gesture, commenting that she deserves the “Best daughter award” for her thoughtful gift in these times of inflation.
A Wholesome Gesture Amidst Rising Prices
As tomato prices continue to challenge consumers and businesses alike, this heartwarming gesture showcases the power of love and the lengths people will go to bring joy to their loved ones. Despite the challenges posed by inflation and high-value customs regulations, this unique gift has touched the hearts of many and brought smiles to faces across social media.
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