Onion Price Up To Rs. 80 A Kg In Tamil Nadu, Centre To Import Vegetable

For the second day, onion prices in Chennai hovered between Rs. 60 and Rs. 80. At Thiruvanmiyur in southern Chennai, Senthil Kumar, a driver earning Rs. 15,000 a month, says he can afford only half the quantity of onion he usually buys for his four-member family. Even lower quality onion costs Rs. 60 a kg, double of what it cost last week. "It's so difficult. We more