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RJD MLA wears garland of onions to protest price rise, calls for action

Raja Pakar (Vaishali) MLA Shiv Chandra Ram raised slogans and attacked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his "empty promises"

Onions being sold in a market
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As onion prices touched Rs 100 a kg in some parts of the country, an MLA of the Opposition RJD in Bihar turned up in the Assembly wearing a garland of onion bulbs on Wednesday. Raja Pakar (Vaishali) MLA Shiv Chandra Ram raised slogans and attacked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his “empty promises” of setting up stalls where onions were supposed to be sold at Rs 35 per kg. He said his protest was aimed to "compel the CM to take some serious action". Earlier this month, some of his Congress counterparts in Delhi had worn onion garlands as

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First Published: Nov 28 2019 | 3:49 AM IST

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