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Inflation: Dal gets pricey, thanks to patchy monsoon in main growing states

Prices of tur and urad have risen in the last few days over fears that scanty rain could have an impact on the kharif harvest

Wholesale inflation eases to 12.07% in June despite spike in fuel price

Among other varieties of pulses, the prices of masoor and moong are hovering around the same levels this week as last week while that of chana has softened marginally during the same period

Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
After a gap, the prices of select varieties of pulses have started rising for the past few days due to a delay in the onset of the southwest monsoon over major growing regions of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.

Trade and market sources said between last week and Tuesday, the prices of tur had risen by around 5 per cent in major wholesale markets of India, while those of urad had gone up 3-4 per cent over fears that scanty rain could have an impact on the kharif harvest.

The data showed the acreage of pulses till June 24 across

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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 8:38 PM IST

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