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Delhi’s tryst with mangoes

 MPost |  2015-07-05 23:35:26.0  |  New Delhi

Delhi’s tryst with mangoes

Arvind Kejriwal appreciated the festival and complimented the efforts of Delhi Tourism, in keeping the tradition of organizing this unique event alive from the past 27 years, which offers a delectable display of mango varieties under one roof.

The 27th Mango Festival showcased over 500 varieties of mangoes, which were on display at the event. The various types of mangoes on display included Langra, Chausa, Amrapali, <g data-gr-id="91">Rataul</g>, <g data-gr-id="92">Hussainara</g>, <g data-gr-id="93">Ramkela</g>, Kesar, <g data-gr-id="94">Fazri</g>, Mallika and other assorted varieties.

The exhibition at the festival also offered <g data-gr-id="101">sale</g> of processed mango items including products like pickles, jam, chutney, mango pulp, mango juice, jelly, aam papad, and <g data-gr-id="90">aam</g> <g data-gr-id="89">panna</g>.

The Mango festival also featured an array of recreational events and activities associated with mango, like mango eating competition for women and men, mango quiz and mango slogan writing competition for children, magic show and cultural performances. Dilli Haat, Janakpuri saw a large number of visitors on the very first day of the festival. 

The display this year also showcases mangoes, which are as small as a grape and as big as 
a papaya.

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