Food prices may fall in 8-10 days: Pawar

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Food prices may fall in 8-10 days: Pawar
New Delhi, Jan 13: Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said that High food price inflation may start falling in 8 to 10 days, following measures launched by the government.

Speaking to reporters, he said, "Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet chief ministers in New Delhi on Jan 27 to discuss the soaring prices of essential commodities."

Pawar further said that Prime Minister would also discuss the implementation of the Essential Commodities Act with the chief ministers.

"The state governments were not lifting the wheat and rice stocks made available to them by the central government," he said.

"This will also be reviewed in the conference of chief ministers," he added.

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