Onion prices have skyrocketed owing to incessant rains in the district. A significant number of onions were spoilt following the rain. This coupled with a lesser yield this year, has led to an increase in its price, which is currently being sold upwards of ₹60 a kg.
Both the consumers and the farmers are disheartened. While the consumers are concerned about the sharp increase in prices, the farmers are worried about the lack of proper infrastructure to store the produce.
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