Select pulses led by gram rose by up to Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on emergence of stockists' buying.
Traders said fresh buying by stockists, driven by pick up in demand from retailers against restricted supplies from producing regions, mainly led to rise in gram and other pulses prices.
Meanwhile, the government had yesterday imposed import duty of 50 per cent on peas to check cheaper shipments from countries like Canada.
In the national capital, gram, gram rose by Rs 150 to Rs 5,200-5,550, while its dal local and best quality enquired higher by a similar margin to Rs 5,600-6,000 and Rs 6,000- 6,100 per quintal respectively.
Arhar and its dal dara variety went up by Rs 100 each to Rs 4,050 and Rs 5,800-7,700 per quintal respectively.
Masoor small and bold also moved up by Rs 100 each to Rs 3,550-3,650 and Rs 3,600-3,750 per quintal. Its dal local and best quality traded higher by the same margin to Rs 3,550-4,050 and Rs 3,650-4,150 per quintal.
Urad too edged up to Rs 4,100-5,750 from previous level of Rs 4,050-5,650 per quintal. Its dal chilka (local),best quality and dhoya were up by Rs 200 each to Rs 5,300-5,400, Rs 5,400-5,900 and Rs 5,800-6,000 per quintal respectively.
Following are today's pulses rates (in Rs per quintal):
Urad Rs 4,100-5,750, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 5,300-5,400, Urad best Rs 5,400-5,900, Dhoya Rs 5,800-6,000, Moong Rs 4,600-5,300, 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 3,550-3,650, bold Rs 3,600-3,750, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,550-4,050, best quality Rs 3,650-4,150, Malka local Rs 4,100-4,300, best Rs 4,200-4,500, Moth Rs 3,600-4,000, Arhar Rs 4,050 Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5,800-7,700.
Gram Rs 5,200-5,550, Gram dal (local) Rs 5,600-6,000, best quality Rs 6,000-6,100, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 2,350, Rajdhani Rs 2,350, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,000-9,300, Kabuli Gram small Rs 8,700-9,900, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 4,500-4,700, Peas white Rs 2,525-2,550 and green Rs 2,575-2,675.