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    Moong Dal prices up nearly 20%

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    Supply of moong has been disrupted in major suppliers Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, traders said. Also, erratic weather hit output in Rajasthan, the largest producer. “The current availability of moong in Rajasthan has reduced due to a smaller crop.

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    The markets are open but there is no arrival," said Prakash Birla, a trader from Nagaur district of Rajasthan.
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    Pune: A smaller harvest and disruption in transportation has caused shortages and raised moong dal prices by about 20% although the supply of other staples is normal.

    Supply of moong has been disrupted in major suppliers Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, traders said. Also, erratic weather hit output in Rajasthan, the largest producer.

    “The current availability of moong in Rajasthan has reduced due to a smaller crop.

    The markets are open but there is no arrival," said Prakash Birla, a trader from Nagaur district of Rajasthan.

    In Nagaur, prices of top-quality whole moong rose 13% in the past two weeks to Rs 83/kg, leading to up to 20% increase in wholesale and retail prices.
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    AG134 days ago
    Achhe din aa gaye! Enjoy the result of fekuchacha's misgovernance of India!
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