Gap Fill - Onions - Level 2


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Onions are very in Bangladesh cooking. However, it is more to buy them. There is a . This means prices have gone up a . The price of one kilogram has risen from US36 cents to around $3.25. This is a ten-fold increase. Many Bangladeshis now cannot to buy onions. Bangladesh usually imports them from its India. Recent monsoon rain in India damaged a lot of India's onion . This made India ban exports to Bangladesh. Bangladesh's party has called for nationwide protests because of the record .

The onion is very serious. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed has stopped using it in her . She is using onion in her dishes. Some onions are on in Dhaka markets at their usual price. Hundreds of people queued for to buy one kilo. One person said he would stand for two hours more to save money. He has never seen onion prices so high. A Dhaka said people in her neighbourhood have stopped eating onions. She bought a kilo of onions 15 days ago. Many street-food sellers can no longer make their onion-based .

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