ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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MAHARASHTRA-The Bandh

 additional complications for the procurement scheme, but opened highly rewarding opportunities for traders. During early May, the wholesale price of bajra in the Hapur market was Rs 105 per quintal, while the price quoted in the Bombay market ranged between Rs 185 and Rs 190 per quintal. The corresponding price of maize was Rs 74 per quintal in Hapur and Rs 155 to Rs 160 in Bombay. In the case of barley the prices were Rs 88 in Hapur and Rs 105 to Rs 110 in Bombay. The margin was thus too attractive for the wholesale traders to carry out their threatened boycott of trading in coarse grains from May 7, The traders' federation, therefore, decided not to stop the trade in coarse grains

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