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Delhi govt to resume doorstep sale of Onion

Delhi govt to resume doorstep sale of Onion

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Wednesday directed officials to resume doorstep sale of onion after a sudden rise in its price.

The retail price of onion has risen by 45 per cent in the past week to Rs 80/kg in the national capital.

The rate stood at Rs 55/kg on October 1, according to official data.

According to a statement, Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain on Wednesday held a meeting with his department officers to review the issue of "sudden and unexplained" rise in onion prices. Hussain also directed agencies to work in coordination with each other to ensure timely, regular and adequate supply of onion through mobile vans.

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