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Watch | Why Did Onion Prices Rise Drastically?

The Wire explains the reason behind the surge in market prices of the bulb.

There has been a sharp increase in retail prices of onions since August despite the government’s measures to boost the supply and contain price rise. Currently, retail onion prices are hovering around Rs 60-80 per kg in the national capital and some other parts of the country due to supply disruption from flood-affected states like Maharasthra and Karnataka where the bulb is grown.

Why is this so? Watch the video for more details.