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A vendor reads newspaper as he waits for customers at a wholesale onion market in Kolkata, India, November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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A vendor reads newspaper as he waits for customers at a wholesale onion market in Kolkata, India. Photo Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters 

Indian labourers unload sacks of onion from a truck at a wholesale market in Chennai on June 1, 2016.  India's economy grew 7.6 percent in 2015-16, official figures showed May 31, retaining its place as the world's fastest-growing major economy and providing a boost to the right-wing government as it marks two years in power. Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter of the financial year, growing 7.9 percent year-on-year, the Central Statistics Office data showed. / AFP PHOTO / ARUN SANKARARUN SANKAR/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian labourers unload sacks of onions from a truck at a wholesale market in Chennai. India’s economy grew 7.6 percent in 2015-16, official figures showed on May 31, retaining its place as the world’s fastest-growing major economy 

Indian labourers unload onions for sorting at Mundera wholesale market in Allahabad on September 9, 2015

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Indian labourers unload onions for sorting at Mundera wholesale market in Allahabad on Wednesday. The cost of India’s most staple vegetable has soared in the last month

A local resident reads a newspaper next to a vendor selling potatoes and onions at a slum area in Kolkata...A local resident reads a newspaper next to a vendor selling potatoes and onions at a slum area in Kolkata, India, September 4, 2015

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A local resident reads a newspaper next to a vendor selling potatoes and onions at a slum area in Kolkata, India on Friday

A worker sorts onions at a wholesale vegetable market in Chandigarh, India, July 24, 2015. The price of Indian onions, a staple that has sparked protests in the past and toppled state governments, has jumped to its highest in nearly two years and could fuel food inflation as scant rain delays plantings

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A worker sorts onions at a wholesale vegetable market in Chandigarh, India on Friday. The price of Indian onions, a staple that has sparked protests in the past and toppled state governments, has jumped to its highest in nearly two years and could fuel food inflation as scant rain delays plantings

Labourers pick onions in a field near Multan in the South Punjab province May 14, 2014.

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Labourers pick onions in a field near Multan in the South Punjab province

Inside An Onion Storehouse As India Prepares To Import Onions As Prices Surge...Bloomberg Photo Service 'Best of the Week': A laborer sorts onions inside Shivshankar Trading Co.'s onion storehouse at the Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) wholesale market in Lasalgaon, India, on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. India is preparing to import onions for the first time in two years as a surge in prices threatens to trigger a backlash against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh before next yearís elections.

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A labourer sorts onions inside a storehouse in a wholesale market in Lasalgaon, India. India is preparing to import onions for the first time in two years due to a surge in prices. 

Workers fill sacks with onions after sorting them at a wholesale market in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad July 17, 2013. Onion prices in India hit a two-and-a-half-year high on Wednesday riding a supply squeeze due to last year's drought in key growing areas, and traders expect prices to spiral up further in a month as demand remains strong due to Ramadan.

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Workers fill sacks with onions after sorting them at a wholesale market in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. Onion prices in India hit a two-and-a-half-year high on Wednesday, riding a supply squeeze due to last year’s drought in key growing areas. Traders expect prices to spiral up further next month as demand remains strong due to Ramadan.