Sago prices in the market have declined by Rs 250-300 since Diwali. The market demand is very low. As a result, sago prices have come down. On the other hand, the price of Bhagar has gone up by Rs 300. Because there is no availability of raw material. As a result, prices have risen due to lower demand and higher demand.
Since Bhagar's diet is sattvic, it is in great demand by the fasting people. Also, the number of fasting people is increasing day by day. At present 10-12 tons of Bhagar is coming in the market from Nashik every day. Raw material from Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka comes to the mill at Nashik. Ashok Lodha, vice-president of the market yard, informed that the goods are being processed there and going all over the country.