§ SIR H. COTTON
To ask the Secretary of State for India what has been the average price of opium at the Calcutta sales, month by month, since January last; and what is the average price estimated in the Budget for the current year.
§ (Answered by Mr. Secretary Morley.) The average price per chest of opium at the Calcutta monthly sales since January 1907 has been as follows:—
|The average price estimated in the Budget for 1907 –8 was RS. 1,250.|