One of the biggest festivals in the Hindu calendar is approaching and people are excited for family reunion and celebration. This comes up with the tendency by each household to build up stock of goods and services, thus drastically driving up demand for essential goods while supply being more or less constant for some period (until the adjustment occurs). However, before the adjustment occurs, the drastic rise in demand jacks up prices so high that it seems that the goods market is punched hard by sudden inflation hurricane. This is where we need a government food stocking and distribution agencies to smooth out supply of such goods and services.
Anyway, here is a story about increase in price of goats (not uncommon though):