Residents of Barishal city waiting in huge queues to buy onion from TCB selling point as the price of onion is high at local markets. -AA
Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) starts selling onion at the rate of taka 45 per kg in 6 points of Barishal city on Sunday December 1, 2019.
The office of the deputy commissioner Barishal sources said the five points for selling onion by TCB were in front of the DC office, BCC office, Amtala crossing, Battala Crossing, Rupatali Chandur Market and Nazirer Pol Area of the city.
Earlier on November 1, 2019, drive for selling onion in open market at the price also operated in the city by TCB Barishal office. TCB Barishal office sources said these onions were imported from Myanmar and each of five dealers' allotted 1 metric ton (1 thousand Kg.) onion for selling in open market on truck to the consumers.
Huge consumers seen in queue in front of the trucks of TCB carrying big sized onions and they demanded to expand and continue the operation till price hike of onion became under control.However price of onion in kitchen market of the city still running on Tk 200-250 per Kg. till this report.
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