Tur up in Akola on strong demand ahead of Diwali.

Prices of tur rose in Akola, the benchmark market, due to strong demand from stockists and dal millers ahead of the festival season. In Akola, tur was sold at 4,150 rupees per 100 kg, up 50 rupees from. Arrivals in the market today were largely unchanged at 500-700 bags (1 bag = 100 kg). Limited supply in the market also supported prices. At Kalaburagi, a key market in Karnataka, the pulse was quoted 25 rupees higher at 3,775-3,800 rupees per 100 kg.