Ex- mill prices of sugar increased in Uttara Pradesh as mills increased their sugar prices. In Maharastra sugar prices increased as demand increased for festival consumption. Prices rose by Rs.20 per quintal in Maharastra as demand increased. Sugar consumption during Navarathri and Deepavali festivals time usually increases. Due to higher demand prices also increases. Government has released 15 lakh tons of sugar for the 2nd tranche of October’s domestic sales quota. On September 22, the government had released the first tranche of the domestic sales quota of 13 lakh tons for October 23 and total sugar sales quota for October stands at 28 lakh tons.