Prices of Kabuli gram and gram went down by up to Rs 500 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today owing to slackened demand. However, arhar and its dal edged up on selective buying. Traders said besides easing demand from retailers,ample stocks position on increased supplies from growing regions, mainly weighed on Kabuli gram and gram prices. In the national capital, kabuli gram small variety suffered the most by plunging Rs 500 to Rs 5,100-6,100 per quintal. Gram also eased to Rs 4,150-4,275 against last close of Rs 4,275-4,475 per quintal. Its dal local and best quality also lost Rs 200 each to Rs 4,300-4,700 and Rs 4,700-4,800 per quintal, respectively. On the other hand, arhar and its dal dara variety rose by Rs 150 and Rs 200 to Rs 4,350 and Rs 6,300-8,200 per quintal, respectively. Following are today's pulses' rates (in Rs per quintal): Urad Rs 3,950-5,250, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 4,900-5,000, Urad best Rs 5,000-5,500, Dhoya Rs 5,400-5,600, Moong Rs 4,600-5,300, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,400-5,600, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,000-6,500 and best quality Rs 6,500-6,700. Masoor small Rs 3,400-3,550, bold Rs 3,500-3,650, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,500-3,900, best quality Rs 3,600-4,000, Malka local Rs 4,000-4,200, best Rs 4,100-4,400, Moth Rs 3,500-3,900, Arhar Rs 4,350 Dal Arhar Dara Rs 6,300-8,200. Gram Rs 4,150-4,275, Gram dal (local) Rs 4,300-4,700, best quality Rs 4,700-4,800, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 1,900, Rajdhani Rs 1,900, Rajma Chitra Rs 6,000-8,000, Kabuli Gram small Rs 5,500-6,100, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 3,400-3,600, Peas white Rs 2,800-2,825 and green Rs 2,900-3,000.
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