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Gram, its dal turn weak on low demand

Gram, its dal turn weak on low demand

NEW DELHI: Gram and its dal prices fell by up to Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market owing to slackened demand from retailers.

However, other pulses continued to move in a narrow range in limited deals and pegged at last levels.

Traders said tepid demand from retailers against sufficient stocks position mainly weighed on gram and its dal prices.

In the national capital, gram eased to Rs 5,500-5,800, while its dal local and best quality were down by Rs 200 each to Rs 6,100-6,500 and Rs 6,500-6,600 per quintal respectively.

Besan Shaktibhog and Rajdhani also quoted lower at Rs 2,600 each instead of Rs 2,750 each per 35 kg bag.

Following are today’s pulses rates (in Rs per quintal):

Urad Rs 4,400-5,700, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 5,300-5,400, Urad best Rs 5,400-5,900, Dhoya Rs 5,800-6,000, Moong Rs 4,800-5,500, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,500-5,700, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,100-6,600 and best quality Rs 6,600-6,800.

Masoor small Rs 3,600-3,700, bold Rs 3,650-3,800, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,800-4,300, best quality Rs 3,900-4,400, Malka local Rs 4,450-4,650, best Rs 4,550-4,750, Moth Rs 3,600-4,000, Arhar Rs 3,850, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5,900-7,800.

Gram Rs 5,500-5,800, Gram dal (local) Rs 6,100-6,500, best quality Rs 6,500-6,600, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 2,600, Rajdhani Rs 2,600, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,700-10,000, Kabuli Gram small Rs 9,300-10,500, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 4,800-5,000, Peas white Rs 2,625-2,650 and green Rs 2,675-2,775.

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