Gram, its dal slide on low demand

NEW DELHI, Apr 23: In restricted activity, gram and its dal prices fell by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today owing to slackened demand.
However, other pulses moved in a narrow range in limited deals and settled at previous levels.
Traders said besides easing demand from retailers  and dal mills, adequate stocks position on increased supplies from producing belts mainly weighed on gram and its dal prices.
In the national capital, gram shed Rs 50 to Rs 3,800-3,900, while its dal local and best quality traded lower by Rs 100 each to Rs 3,900-4,300 and Rs 4,300-4,400 per quintal, respectively.
Following are today’s pulses’ rates (in Rs per quintal): Urad Rs 3,800-5,100, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 4,600-4,700,Urad best Rs 4,700-5,200, Dhoya Rs 5,100-5,300, Moong Rs 5,000-5,500, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,600-5,800, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,200-6,700 and best quality Rs 6,700-6,900.
Masoor small Rs 3,600-3,700, bold Rs 3,700-3,800, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,900-4,300, best quality Rs 4,000-4,400, Malka local Rs 3,950-4,150, best Rs 4,050-4,350, Moth Rs 3,600-4,000, Arhar Rs 4,200 Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5,800-7,700.
Gram Rs 3,800-3,900, Gram dal (local) Rs 3,900-4,300, best quality Rs 4,300-4,400, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 1,850, Rajdhani Rs 1,850, Rajma Chitra Rs 6,200-8,200, Kabuli Gram small Rs 4,900-5,900, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 3,400-3,600, Peas white Rs 3,050-3,100 and green Rs 3,175-3,275. (PTI)