Desperate crowd scrambles for TCB onion as prices cross Tk 200 a kg

The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh or TCB is offering only two kilograms of onion at Tk 45 per kg to calm the market as prices have crossed Tk 200. Low-income people queue up for the cooking ingredient on the street next to the Secretariat in Dhaka on Thursday.
  • People form long queues for onion up for sale at Tk 45.

    People form long queues for onion up for sale at Tk 45.

  • One customer is allowed two kilograms of onion at TCB truck sale.

    One customer is allowed two kilograms of onion at TCB truck sale.

  • Many became impatient after waiting in queues for onion for a long time.

    Many became impatient after waiting in queues for onion for a long time.

  • TCB onion sellers struggle to handle a huge crowd of customers.

    TCB onion sellers struggle to handle a huge crowd of customers.

  • Queues for TCB onion get longer as time passes by.

    Queues for TCB onion get longer as time passes by.

  • Desperate customers scramble for onion.

    Desperate customers scramble for onion.

  • A woman and two young men scuffle over their spot in a queue for TCB onion.

    A woman and two young men scuffle over their spot in a queue for TCB onion.

  • Some customers hang onto a truck as it leaves after TCB onion sellers fail to control a rush of customers.

    Some customers hang onto a truck as it leaves after TCB onion sellers fail to control a rush of customers.

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