New Delhi: The government has banned onion storage till 31st December to control the rising prices of onions. Due to which traders have decided not to buy onions.
On 14th September, the central government had banned the export of onions to control the rising prices of onions again, the central government has imposed a ban on storage, so the traders have also decided not to participate in the onion auction. This decision of the traders will cause heavy losses to the farmers.
Opposing the decision of the central government traders protested against the government’s decision to limit onion stock to two tonnes. Due to this decision of the Central Government, auction of onions in Lasalgaon, Pimpalgaon Baswant, Manmad, Nandgaon, Chandwar, Yewala and other market committees of Nashik district has been closed indefinitely. This will directly affect the farmers.
This strike has further aggravated the difficulties of onion producing farmers.