Wheat dara traded lower by Rs 5per quintal on the wholesale grains market today owing to reduced offtake by flour mills.
Other grains, including rice, however, in range-bound movements, closed on a steady note.
Marketmen said fall in demand from rolling flour mills amid increased arrivals, led to a decline in wheat prices.
Wheat dara (for mills traded Rs 5 lower at Rs 1,570- 1,575 per quintal, while wheat MP (deshi) remained steady at Rs 2,050-2,250 per quintal.
The following are today's quotations per quintal: Wheat MP (deshi) 2,050-2,250, Wheat dara (for mills) 1,570-1,575, Chakki atta (delivery) 1,585-1,590, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) 210, Shakti bhog (10 kg) 210, Roller flour mill 860-880 (50 kg), Maida 880-890 (50 kg) and Sooji 980-990 (50kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) 9,500, Shri Lal Mahal 9,500, Super Basmati Rice, 9,000, Basmati common new 5,500-5,700, Rice Pusa-(1121) new 5,500-5,600, Permal raw 1,950-2050, Permal wand 2,200-2,250, Sela 2,400-2,450 and Rice IR-8 1,550-1,650, Bajra 1,270-1,275, Jowar yellow 1,350-1,360, white 2,150-2,350, Maize 1,500-1,550, Barley 1,450-1,460, Rajasthan 1,080-1,090.