Onions get even cheaper in Chandigarh

Officials of the Punjab mandi board said prices fell as supply started coming down from Maharashtra and the winter crop of onions started entering the market.
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Updated on Jan 13, 2020 01:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

Price of onions has fallen even further at the apni mandis. Onions from India that were priced at 80 per kg last Sunday are priced 25% less now, at 60 per kg. Onions imported from countries like Afghanistan and Turkey that were priced at 55 per kg are now being sold for 45 per kg.

Officials of the Punjab mandi board said prices fell as supply started coming down from Maharashtra and the winter crop of onions started entering the market.

Tomatoes had also gotten expensive over the last few days but prices have fallen from 40 per kg to 35 per kg. However, with rain expected this week as per the India Meteorological Department, prices may rise if there is hail or heavy rain in the area.

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