Prices of gram and arhar rose by up to Rs 150 per quintal at the wholesale market today on increased buying by stockists following pick up in demand from retailers.
Traders said besides pick up in demand from retailers, tight stocks position on fall in supplies from producing regions mainly led to rise in gram and arhar prices.
In the national capital, gram edged up to Rs 5,950-7,000 from previous level of Rs 5,800-6,900 per quintal. Its dal local and best quality were up by Rs 100 each to Rs 7,000- 7,400 and Rs 7,400-7,500 per quintal, respectively.
Arhar and its dal dara variety also moved up by Rs 75 and Rs 100 to Rs 4,225 and Rs 6,200-8,000 per quintal respectively.
Following are today's pulses rates (in Rs per quintal):
Urad Rs 5,650-6,800, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 5,900-6,000, Urad best Rs 6,000-6,500, Dhoya Rs 6,400-6,600, Moong Rs 4,800-5,000, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,300-5,500, Moong Dhoya local Rs 5,900-6,400 and best quality Rs 6,400-6,600.
Masoor small Rs 4,100-4,400, bold Rs 4,150-4,500, Dal Masoor local Rs 4,600-5,100, best quality Rs 4,700-5,200, Malka local Rs 4,800-5,000, best Rs 4,900-5,100, Moth Rs 3,250-3,650, Arhar Rs 4,225, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 6,200-8,000.
Gram Rs 5,950-7,000, Gram dal (local) Rs 7,000-7,400, best quality Rs 7,400-7,500, Besan (35 kg), Shakti Bhog Rs 2,700, Rajdhani Rs 2,700, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,500-10,300, Kabuli Gram small Rs 9,600-10,400, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 5,600-5,800, Peas white Rs 2,500-2,525 and green Rs 2,700-2,800.
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