Jalandhar, 30 Jalandhar(STN): After tomato, now onion rates are skyrocketing. A few days ago, tomatoes had become so expensive that tomatoes had disappeared from kitchens, but now due to the rising prices of onions they have started disappearing from the kitchens. Due to this continuously increasing inflation, this have really affected the budget of common public. Onions are being sold in the markets at around Rs 70 to Rs 80. Due to the festivals in Punjab, onion prices are increasing. Amidst these rising prices, the government has taken a big decision.
Giving relief to the people, the government has decided that onion will be available at Rs 25 per kg in the markets of Punjab. It has been started from Maqsudan Mandi of Jalandhar on Monday. By the Central Government on behalf of the National Cooperative Consumers Federation this relief has been given to public. According to the reports, if a person go to buy onion and show their Aadhar card there, then they will get onion at Rs 25 per kg. This means bring Aadhar card and get cheap onion. On an Aadhar card, a maximum of four kg onion per person will be available at the rate of Rs 25 per kg.
This stall has been set up outside shop number 75 in the fruit market of Maqsudan vegetable market. Onions will be sold at discounted rates every morning from 9 am.