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Double-Your-Money Returns From Most Populous Indian State: Chart

Shares of sugar producers operating in northern Uttar Pradesh, India’s most-populous state, have more than doubled in the past year on rising prices for the sweetener and sustained cane-crop production. Dhampur Sugar Mills Ltd., Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd. and Triveni Engineering & Industries Ltd. are faring better than mills operating further south, where a drought has hurt crops.

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