Tamil Nadu ahead of navarathri, prices of pulses go up.

Rising prices of pulses ahead of Navarathri celebrations have hit the household budget of residents. Surprisingly, in a contrast to the usual scenario, prices of vegetables have decreased to about 20 per cent when compared to the previous month. The prices of Bengal gram, black gram and lentil gram have increased in the month of September, due to the rise in the demand. However, prices of the green gram and moong dhal remain the same.