Chief Minister`s wife seeks loan - to buy onions

Last Updated: Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 19:23

Bhopal: In a bid to rub it in, the wife of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Thursday filled up an application for a bank loan - to buy onions!

Sadhna Singh is also vice-president of the women`s cell of the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who took part in a street protest here against the soaring prices of onions.
At the protest, she filled up a form to apply for a bank loan so as to buy onions, which are, in some retail markets of India, still priced as high as Rs.60-70 a kg.

The protesters marched to the State Bank of India`s T.T. Nagar branch.
Asked how the price rise had affected her, Sadhna Singh replied: "Even my home budget has got disturbed as prices of every vegetable has gone up."

IANS



First Published: Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 19:23

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