New Delhi, Dec 5 (PTI) Select pulses led by kabuli gram drifted down by up to Rs 500 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on muted demand from retailers.

Traders said fall in demand from retailers against sufficient stocks position mainly led to decline in kabuli gram and other pulses prices.

In the national capital, kabuli gram small variety suffered the most by dropping Rs 500 to Rs 7,500-8,500 per quintal.

Gram, gramdal local and best quality followed suit and ended lower by Rs 300 each to Rs 4,600-4,900, Rs 5,000-5,400, Rs 5,400-5,500 per quintal respectively. Besan Shaktibhog and Rajdhani quoted lower at Rs 2,300 each instead of Rs 2 350 each per 35 kg bag.

Arhar and its dal dara variety too shed Rs 50 and Rs 100 to Rs 3,850 and Rs 5,600-7,500 per quintal respectively.

Following are today’s pulses rates (in Rs per quintal): Urad Rs 4,150-5,800, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 5,200-5,300, Urad best Rs 5,300-5,800, Dhoya Rs 5,700-5,900, Moong Rs 4,700-5,400, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,400-5,600, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,000-6,500 and best quality Rs 6,500-6,700.

Masoor small Rs 3,750-3,850, bold Rs 3,800-3,950, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,900-4,400, best quality Rs 4,000-4,500, Malka local Rs 4,100-4,300, best Rs 4,200-4,500, Moth Rs 3,600-4,000, Arhar Rs 3,850 Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5600-7,500.

Gram Rs 4,600-4,900, Gram dal (local) Rs 5,000-5,400, best quality Rs 5,400-5,500, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 2,300, Rajdhani Rs 2,300, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,000-9,300, Kabuli Gram small Rs 7,500-8,500, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 4,500-4,700, Peas white Rs 2,750-2,775 and green Rs 2,800-2,900.

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