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Pricier clay pots for Ponggal


Meeting demand: Store keepers preparing the pots for the upcoming Ponggal celebrations in Little India.

Meeting demand: Store keepers preparing the pots for the upcoming Ponggal celebrations in Little India.

GEORGE TOWN: The shortage of sand has led to pricier clay pots for those celebrating Ponggal (harvest festival) on Tuesday.

Devaraj Pottery owner D. Prabhu, a fifth generation clay pot maker in Parit Buntar, said there would be a 20% price increase as he had to bring in the sand from Ipoh, Perak.

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