Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh on Sunday started selling onions at Taka 36 per kg through e-commerce companies to prevent onion price hike while also keeping the essential bulb within reach for the middle class.

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi inaugurated the programme titled 'Onion at Home' as the chief guest over Zoom.

The government has taken this initiative to curb the rise in onion prices and to allow middle class buyers to buy onions online.

The public will be able to buy the onions through selected online retailers.

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At present, the price of onion has been fixed at Tk 36 per kg, and each person can buy a maximum of 3 kg for now, although they plan ...