Onion prices surge to ₹70-80/kg; Centre mulls imposing stock limits2 min read . Updated: 22 Sep 2019, 04:33 PM IST
- According to the data maintained by the consumer affairs ministry, retail onion prices rose to ₹57/kg in Delhi and ₹56/kg in Mumbai
- Traders said there is enough supply of stored onion of the previous year's crop but its transportation has been affected because of heavy rains
New Delhi: The Centre is mulling imposing stock limits on onion traders as the retail prices of the key kitchen staple have shot up to ₹70-80 per kg in the national capital and other parts of the country owing to supply disruption in the wake of excess monsoon rains in the major growing states, according to sources.
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