Mangos of Delhi

Mango eating competition.Pic.Courtesy:The Tribune

Mango eating competition.Pic.Courtesy:The Tribune

Every year International Mango Festival is held in Delhi during the month of July(first week).Growers from all over India gather here for the occassion.Visitors can test mangoes for free.The venue of the international mango Festival is in Talkatora Stadium and the Delhi Tourism Board is the organiser of the .During the Delhi Mango Festival,cultural programs like folk songs related to mango,children shows are also held.Mango festivals also held in Chandigarh.In Chandigarh Mango Festival is held on June every year.Nearly, 500 varieties of mangoes like Sirki, Jahangir,Suwarn, Neeleshwar Amrapali, Langra, Alphonso,Langra are being displayed in Delhi.Originally,the mango festival was started in Saharanpur of Bihar but shifted to Delhi 20 years ago.


About shanthanubh

A calcutta(India)based Independent newsresearcher and Investigative reporter.He has been working as a journalist for more than 15 years.He had worked as a news researcher for various news based programs in Calcutta.Shanthanu considers Deborah Potter and Theressha Collington Moore as his mentor because in his early days of journalism carrier, he was inspired and motivited by their works and learnt a lot from them about media ethics and news research.Though,a news researcher don't get enough credit for his job,he sticks to it.He believes that as journalists we should follow the jounalism mantra that if your mother says she loves you, check it out.we work as a store clerk.we believe that facts are more important than adjectives.Earlier,he also worked as a private investigator to brush up his skill as an Investigative Reporter.

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