New Delhi: The country is on the rise. In Lasalgaon Mandi in Nashik, onion prices rose by Rs 970 per quintal in two days. With this, the price of onion rose from Rs 3,600 per quintal to Rs 4,250 per quintal on Saturday. Onion prices are rising sharply due to heavy rains and climate change. Prices are expected to rise in the coming days. Lasalgaon is home to a variety of onions during the summer. Therefore, onion prices go up here in summer. 4,250 to Rs. 4,551 per quintal. Kharif is priced at Rs 3,870 per quintal. Traders say that this is due to the low supply of kharif crops. Also Read: Last year, Parliament amended the Essential Commodities Act, 1955. Accordingly, onions, potatoes, edible oils, nuts and pulses were excluded from the list of essential items. Onions are exported from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra to various parts of the country. Rising prices in these areas will significantly affect other states as well. Onions are also imported from here in Kerala. Onion prices have also gone up in the state. The wholesale price of onion is Rs 110 to Rs 120 per kg. Adverse weather and delay in harvesting have led to higher onion prices in the market. According to traders, onion prices are likely to remain high for a few days. Apart from Maharashtra, onions are mostly imported to Kerala from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.