India’s Biggest Mango Festival Held in Delhi by Senior Journalist Ramesh Awasthi


New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI/TPT): Tribute to Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, National Media Club President Ramesh Awasthi organized India’s biggest mango festival in New Delhi for lovers of the ‘king of fruits’. The Mango Festival and Mango Exhibition was held at Western Court Annex, Janpath which started with great enthusiasm. The 15th NMC Indian Mango Festival and One-Day Mango Exhibition had seen lovers of the king of fruits thronging the site with great enthusiasm and verve. There were around 350 different varieties of mangoes on display. Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister for Animal Husbandry, Dairy Industry and Fisheries, opened the event. On this occasion, he said, “This mango festival is one of a kind and is organized every year by Ramesh Awasthi with great enthusiasm. It not only brings so many varieties of mangoes in one place, but also opens doors to international buyers”. And also praised the efforts of Ramesh Awasthi in organizing such an event that brings everyone together at Mango Mahotasav.

Narayan Rane, Union Minister of MSMEs and former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, who was the guest of honor at the event, said that this mango festival will be called special in many ways. It was only after coming here that I understood why mango is called the king of fruits. Its characteristics make it special. There is hardly any other fruit that has so many varieties. The festival not only improves knowledge about mango varieties, but also raises people’s awareness of products made from its waste under one roof, which is truly commendable. Arjun Munda, Union Tribal Affairs Minister and former Chief Minister of Jharkhand), who was the guest of honor at the event, said that so much information about mangoes and its varieties, also gathered under under one roof, is certainly commendable work by the National Media Club.

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister of Jal Shakti, who was the guest of honor at the event, said that in previous years, I also attended this mango festival. Ramesh Awasthi deserves kudos for bringing awareness to so many varieties of mangoes produced by farmers as well as the department of horticulture and agriculture universities in India. There are so many varieties of mangoes that ordinary people only know about it from such occurrences. Those farmers are also to be commended, who have effectively developed such mango varieties and brought them here for display. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Union Minister of Heavy Industries, who was the guest of honor at the event, congratulated Ramesh Awasthi for organizing the mango festival and also said it was commendable to give such a great platform to farmers in an agricultural country. He also awarded “Modi Mango” the title of Best Mango of the Festival as it was the center of attraction among the guests.

The festival was attended by 9 other Ministers of State, Government of India like Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti (MoS for Rural Development, GoI), SP Singh Baghel, (MoS for Law and Justice, GoI), Ajay Bhatt, (MoS for Defence, Tourism, GoI) Subhash Sarkar (MoS for Education, GoI) John Barla (MoS for Minority Affairs, GoI) Rameshwar Teli (MoS for Petroleum and Natural Gas GoI) Shantanu Thakur (MoS for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, GoI) Dr Mahendra Munjapara (MoS for Ayush, Women and Child Development, GoI) Arjun Ram Meghwal (MoS for Parliamentary Affairs and Culture, GoI) also honored Mango Fest as guest of honor from the largest mango festival in India organized by senior journalist Ramesh Awasthi. NMC Founder and Chairman, Ramesh Awasthi (Senior Reporter) said, “The Mango Festival has been going on with such fervor and joy for more than a decade. We are delighted with the response of the dignitaries who come to attend. This inspires us to bring more mangoes to the table from different places and to connect with farmers in rural areas so that this can pave the way for their economic sustainability. »

The Festival also witnessed the presence of Shashi Tharoor, MP, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala who visited the Mango Festival. Speaking to the media, he said, “Being a vegetarian, I enjoyed different varieties of mangoes at this mango festival.” Loksabha MP and Chairman of Lok Janshakti Party Chirag Paswan also honored the Mango Festival and appreciated Sachin Awasthi’s work in promoting different varieties of mangoes by organizing such an event. India is the world’s largest producer of mangoes with around 1,100 varieties of the fruit grown in different regions of the country. The festival had unique varieties of mangoes and offered the opportunity to witness variations of mangoes such as Langda, Chausa, Maldah, Amrapali, Neeleshwari, Sikri, Royal SP, Neelam, Papitiyo, Kesar, Sensation, Nazuk Badab, Fazli , Amrapali, Tommy Atkins and Alphonse. The mango named ‘Modi Mango’ also caught the attention of visitors.

Speaking at the event, Sachin Awasthi, Chairman of the National Media Club, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is constantly working for the welfare of farmers and the productivity of agriculture. The current vision of the Indian government is to accelerate the transformation of the agricultural sector with the ambition to empower farmers. The new India envisaged by the government. operates on the motto of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas and the welfare of farmers is an integral part of it. He added that the festival also helps to promote the export of mangoes and motivates farmers from different places in the country to do their part in promoting exports. The main objective of this festival is to educate people about the different varieties of mangoes produced in India and to promote the export of the most important and widely grown fruit in the tropical world.

This festival is organized every year by Senior Journalist Ramesh Awasthi who assists and galvanizes the participation of farmers from across the country to make way for a dazzling display of traditional, hybrid and unique mango varieties produced by them, which also helps to publicize the “Mango Capital” of India which is “Malhiabad” Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) according to the President of All India Mango Growers Association. Malihabad is also home to families who have been cultivating the king of fruits MANGO for 200 years, internationally renowned for their mangoes. India holds the distinction of being the largest exporter of mangoes. Ramesh Awasthi has been organizing the Mango Festival for a decade. Modi Mango steals the show

Modi Mango has become a talking point and a focal point at the NMC India Mango Festival. Among many varieties, Modi Mango was the one that caught the attention of many visitors, which proves Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity among everyone. People were seen taking a selfie with Modi Mango while many continued to admire its texture, weight, color and size as it was totally different from other mangoes. Several were seen queuing to take pictures with him. In addition, Union Ministers, Minister of State, Government of India, more than 150 MPs from several states of India as well as former Union Minister honored the festival of mango with their special presence like Pratap Sarangi, Sudarshan Bhagat, Mohanbhai Kundariya, PP Chaudhary, Shiv Pratap Shukla, Santosh Gangwar, Ratan Lal Katariya, Satya Pal Singh, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Dr Mahesh Sharma, Prakash Javedkar, Rajya Sabha MP and former UP DGP Braj Lal, MP Dinesh Lal Yadav “Nirahua”, Rajya Sabha MP and BJP National General Secretary Arun Singh and several RSS leaders like Naresh Bansal Rajyasabha MP and former Uttarakhand BJP General Secretary (ORG.), Praduman Kumar , Dr. Balmukund Pandey, Sanjay Mishra, Govind Raja as well as several other RSS leaders who graced the event and enjoyed the taste of delicious mangoes along with the cultural program.

This festival also brought together several other dignitaries from different government sectors as well as renowned social activists, media personalities and senior officials. Ramesh Awasthi honored the guests and dignitaries with a souvenir, during which he also said that the purpose of the Mango Festival is not only to raise awareness about mango varieties, but also to let the general public know how hard the working farmers of our country. This story is provided by TPT. ANI will not be responsible for the content of this article. (ANI/TPT)

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