When the Government and administrations all over India are busy in the General Elections of the Lok Sabha the grain traders particularly importers and exporters of grains are hoarding the wheat all over India in a big way to raise its price to record high in the country.
In the year 2015 such grain traders in hand in glove with foreign importers and exporters hatched a conspiracy by creating artificial scarcity of pulses and within no time the prices of pulses shot upto above Rs.200 per kilogramme in the country.
If the same type of grain business conspiracy enforced the wheat prices going rocket high beyond Rs.200 per kilogramme the country will plung in deep economic crisis as never before. The Central Government has expressed apprehensions about it and the Government may swing into actions to unearth hidden wheat stocks.
In the pulses crisis the Government and people were taken awake by the sudden scarcity and record high pulses prices when Government ordered the inquiry it was too late but it has proceeded to know what had happened in pulses racket. The earlier inquiry reported that there were no scarcity of pulses in the country.
Some grain traders dealing with imports and exports of the grains conspired with foreign grain merchants and hampered the routine import of pulses. The country is short by 40 per cent in pulses and 60 per cent in edible oils.
Thereafter the pulses artificial and illegal crisis, the Government on agriculture front launched a movement in the entire country to enhance the production of pulses and in this campaign the State of Madhya Pradesh achieved the highest success in pulses production.
The Government of India’s Food Corporation of India till then was having buffer stock only on wheat and rice. But after the pulses crisis it has created buffer stocks of pulses also.