Nagpur/Bhopal: Onion prices have gone up significantly in Nagpur in Maharashtra and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, creating a crisis for consumers. A shopkeeper from Nagpur said: Onion prices have gone up to Rs 70-80 per kg in bhopal, nagpur, hyderbad etc.. Due to this, less people are buying onions. This is affecting our sales. “This has started affecting our lives. Earlier we used to buy two kilograms of onions, now we are buying only one. We are helpless in this situation, ”said Prasad Bhandarkar, a consumer
Meanwhile, the price of onion in Bhopal touched the Rs 100 level today. A shopkeeper said that prices are unlikely to come down in the coming two months. “Every day, prices are increasing by Rs 5-10. Today it has reached Rs 100 per kg in the market. Some people have even stopped selling onions,” he said. Another shopkeeper, Qayyum Qureshi, told the media, “Onion is becoming increasingly expensive, and it is causing a lot of trouble. However, the government is not doing anything about it.
“He further noted that some farmers are storing onions in the hope of making more profit, and this may be a contributing factor to the price increase.