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He said, “Bangladesh will buy rice of Sambha Mansoori, Sonam and Kolam varieties from UP, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka. In the last one week, the price of these varieties has increased by 3-4 per cent. From West Bengal. Bangladesh procures rice of Miniket variety on a large scale from this state due to its proximity.
He said that in West Bengal, a five percent jump has been registered in the prices of Miniket variety of rice.
This is also the reason for the inflation of rice
Weak planting of paddy has also led to an increase in rice prices. The area under total paddy sown area decreased by 5.6 per cent to 383.99 lakh hectare till September 2 this year as compared to the Kharif season of 2021. In the Kharif season of 2021, it was 406.89 lakh hectares. UP, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal are responsible for this.