The price of onions is soaring across the country and has hit the century mark in several states. With traders ruling out immediate relief for consumers, the price hike has become fodder for various debates, and most importantly, memes and jokes.
While the price of the kitchen staple continues to hit new heights every day, netizens have resorted to hilarious memes and jokes as a respite.
Sample some of the hilarious memes and jokes under the trending hashtag #OnionPrices here:
— Ashu Goyal (@imashugoyal) December 5, 2019
— CHEEKU 🌼 (@Okay_Bye___) December 5, 2019
— Ashish Bagchi (@BagchiAsh) December 5, 2019
— Priyanka 🇮🇳 (@Priyankaa_29) December 5, 2019
— The funny drug dealer (@funnydrugs) December 5, 2019
— wasim🇮🇳 (@Akramwasim_) December 5, 2019
— SV Chavan® (@sv_chavan) December 4, 2019
When you actually get more chicken in chicken puffs due to hike in onion’s price😂
— Sreeram Aravind (@SreeramAravind5) November 30, 2019
— Husna Pervez حسنیٰ پرویز (@HusnaPervez) November 29, 2019
— PRACHI (@MohantoShibani) November 29, 2019
Keep the bag of onion locked because the price high in Assam.per kg 80 rupees. pic.twitter.com/Qwdq5irLim
— rupnath sarma (@Rupnaths) November 28, 2019
Looking at Onion Price: pic.twitter.com/z9QhdbEPrW
— رومانا (@RomanaRaza) November 29, 2019
Families in India managing with price hike of Onions while onions get rotten in other states in our country😀😀😀😀 pic.twitter.com/QZcV0jwP1O
— Louie, “Congress United we stand.” (@alister1967) November 28, 2019
❤ if agree and share with all…
Don’t buy. Onions… Buy shares….
Many fundamentally sound companies are cheaper than 1kg onions
— Buzzingstock Publishing House (@BuzzingstockH) November 29, 2019
With delayed arrival of new crop and damage to the harvested ones due to unseasonal rains, the vegetable has seen a sharp rise in price since May this year.
The Centre has been keeping a close watch on the prices. The country has also seen a transition from being an exporter to an importer after it scraped the 10% export subsidy and opened its doors for imports.