A steep rise of Rs 600 per quintal in gram and its dal prices, featured trading at the wholesale pulses market today largely on speculative buying activity, triggered by paucity of stocks against surging demand from dal mill. Kabli gram small also ended higher on uptick in demand. Traders said speculative buying, triggered by paucity of ready stocks in the market against rising demand from dal mill mainly pushed up gram and its dal prices. In the national capital, gram, gramdal local and best quality soared by Rs 600 each to Rs 11,000-11,200, Rs 11,200-11,500 and Rs 11,600-11,700 per quintal respectively. Kabli gram small variety also edged up to Rs 10,000-10,800 from previous level of Rs 9,900-10,300 per quintal. Besan Shaktibhog and Rajdhani too quoted higher at Rs 4,700 each instead of Rs 4,300 each per 35 kg bag. Following are today's pulses rates (in Rs per quintal): Urad Rs 7,250-8,850, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 7,700-7,800, Urad best Rs 7,800-8,300, Dhoya Rs 8,200-8,500, Moong Rs 5,300-5,900, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,800-6,100, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,400-6,900 and best quality Rs 6,900-7,100. Masoor small Rs 5,500-5,700, bold Rs 5,550-5,750, Dal Masoor local Rs 5,950-6,450, best quality Rs 6,050-6,550, Malka local Rs 6,400-6,900, best Rs 6,500-7,000, Moth Rs 4,000-4,300, Arhar Rs 7,000, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 8,900-10,700. Gram Rs 11,000-11,200, Gram dal (local) Rs 11,200-11,500, best quality Rs 11,600-11,700, Besan (35 kg), Shakti Bhog Rs 4,700, Rajdhani Rs 4,700, Rajma Chitra Rs 6,000-8,200, Kabuli Gram small Rs 10,000-10,800, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 5,400-5,600, Peas white Rs 2,950-2,975 and green Rs 3,200-3,300.
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