As per this, the onion imported in the auction has been imported for four and a half lakh dollars or four and a quarter crore rupees. By selling this onion at auction, the customs got 96 lakh rupees.
Asked about the price of onion grown in Khatunganj, trader Mohammad Idris told Prothom Alo that the price of onion in the alternative country is very low in the market as the supply of onion in India has increased. Alternative country onions are now being sold at Rs 13 to Rs 18 per kg. Red Dutch onions are being sold at Rs 32-35. There is no price for onion out of seedlings. He is selling the way he gets the price.