Rajmah prices surge by Rs 400 per quintal on increased demand

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 28 2013, 20:41pm hrs
Rajmah prices went up by a whopping Rs 400 per quintal in the wholesale pulses market today on increased demand from stockists and retailers against restricted arrivals from producing belts.

However, other pulses moved in a narrow range in limited deals and settled around previous levels.

Marketmen said increased demand from stockists and retailers against restricted arrivals from producing region mainly pushed up rajmah chitra prices.

In the national capital, rajmah chitra shot up by Rs 400 to Rs 7,500-8,500 per quintal.

The following are today's pulses rates per quintal: Urad 3,300-3,700, Urad Chilka (local) 4,300-4,650, best 4,750-5,250, Dhoya 5,150-5,250, Moong 5,150-5,750, Dal Moong Chilka local 5,700-6,100, Moong Dhoya local 6,100-6,200 and

best quality 6,800-6,900.

Masoor small 3,625-3,825, bold 3,775-3,975, Dal Masoor local 4,325-4,425, best quality 4,425-4,525, Malka local 4,025-4,125, best 4,225-4,325, Moth 3,600-4,200, Arhar 3,750-3,950, Dal Arhar Dara 5,350-5,550.

Gram 3,900-4,300, Gram Dal (local) 4,500-4,600, best quality 4,800-4,900, Besan (35 kg) Shakti bhog 1,850, Rajdhani 1,850, Rajmah Chitra 7,500-8,500, Kabli Gram small 4,000-6,300, dabra 2,700-2,800, imported 4,700-5,100; Lobia 3,300-4,400, Peas white 2,650-2,675 and green 2,750-2,850.