Kolkata: Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Tuesday visited Koley market and Posta market and urged sellers not to hoard onions more than 25 metric tonne.
Fair price shops across the city saw unprecedented rush of customers to avail onions at subsided price.
"Three trucks of onion came from Nasik at Koley market today.
"When I went to the fair price shop, I saw long queues.
To avail onion at Rs 59 per kg from fair price shop, we have to give written requisition a day before," said Sajid Iqbal resident of Samsul Huda Road.