Onion price shoot up at Rs 110 kg in Siliguri

The onion prices across the country are 'skyrocketing', as a result onion price touched Rs 110 kg in West Bengal's Siliguri. More to that, Indian onion has become stronger than British pound and American dollar. The British pound is 93.68 Indian Rupee, on the other side 1 United States Dollar is equivalent to 71.30 Indian Rupee. However, to control the rising prices, the government is importing 11,000 tonnes from Turkey. Onion prices remain high across the major cities of the country.