Gram, arhar fall on sluggish demand

Prices of gram and arhar drifted lower by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on subdued demand from retailers.

However, masoor and its dal edged up on scattered enquiries.

Traders said muted demand from retailers against adequate stocks position mainly led to decline in gram and arhar prices.

In the national capital, gram, gramdal local and best quality were down by Rs 100 each to Rs 5,700-6,150, Rs 6,500- 6,900 and Rs 6,900-7,000 per quintal respectively. Kabuli gram small variety also traded lower by a similar margin to Rs 9,500-10,700 per quintal.
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