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What did the UP Minister say? Hey, the price of pulses is not more than Rs 100, this is a reality check.

Sagar Patel

By Sagar Patel

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A UP government minister’s statement on pulses prices is making headlines. In fact, the talk is about rising pulses prices and the minister is none other than Surya Pratap Shahi, the Agriculture Minister of the UP government. One of his videos is going viral. In it, the Minister is seen saying during the press conference that the price of pulses is not more than Rs 100 per kg.

On this, when reporters asked him from where he was getting pulses worth Rs 100 per kg, Minister Surya Pratap Shahi laughed. So, is the price of pulses really more than Rs 100? When TV9’s digital team investigated it, the matter turned out to be different. Let us also tell you what is the reality of pulses prices.

What is the reality

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What came to light when the TV9 team searched the website of the government department, Department of Consumer Affairs, to check the prices of pulses. Come, take a look for yourself. Leaving aside the country, even in UP the price of pulses is over Rs 100 per kilo.

Arhar dal is priced at Rs 207 on the government website

This is the government website where the price of pulses is updated every day. According to this, only chana dal should be left. So all other pulses are costing more than Rs 100 per kg. The average price of Arhar dal is Rs 167.38, while its maximum price is Rs 207 per kg. The minimum price of Arhar dal is also Rs 124 per kg. All these prices are from the government. Which is completely different from the minister’s statement. All these prices are as of July 9. The day of which there is a video of the minister.

Pulse price July 9

Urad dal also crosses 100

After arhar dal, let us now come to urad dal. According to the government website, the average price of urad dal is Rs 127.73 per kg. While its maximum price is Rs 180 per kg. Talking about moong dal, its average price on July 9 is Rs 118.98. Its maximum price is Rs 180 per kg. Now let us move on to the prices of lentils. The average price of masoor dal is Rs 94.31 per kg. While its maximum price is Rs 174 per kg. Talking about the prices of chana dal, its maximum price on July 9 is Rs 153 per kg, while the minimum price is Rs 89.24.

What is the government price of pulses in UP?

This is what happened across the country. Now let us talk about Uttar Pradesh, where the minister has made this statement. According to the website of the Consumer Affairs Department, the price of chana dal in UP on July 9 is Rs 85.07 per kg. The price of 1 kg of arhar dal is Rs 165.36. Talking about urad dal, its price is Rs 122.47 per kg. Talking about Moond Dal, its price is Rs 115.73 per kg. Yes, Mansoor dal definitely costs less than Rs 100 in UP. Its price is Rs 93.71 per kg. All these figures are updated every day on the website of the Consumer Affairs Department. All these prices are as of July 9, 2024.

Sagar Patel

Sagar Patel

I am Sagar Patel, specializing in business news reporting. With a keen focus on economic trends, market analysis, and corporate developments,

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