Delhi Tourism is in the final stages of its preparations for hosting the eagerly awaited and hugely successful annual Mango Festival. This year’s event which would be the 31st edition would begin on July 5 being hosted at Dilli Haat, Janakpuri. The festival is one of the most popular cultural events of Delhi and is a testament to the people’s fondness for the ‘King of Fruits’ as it attracts thousands of visitors every year.
The mango is also a fruit that has immense variety as the upcoming festival would be to showcasing 500 varieties of it. Some of the more well kknown varieties being safeda, sinduri, Amrapali, Fazri, Mallika, Rataul, Langra, Chausa, Ramkela, Hussainara and much more.
Besides exhibiting raw mango a host of processed mango items too would be on display including aam chutney, aam papad, jam, mango juice, pickles, and amm panna etc.
Professionals too would be part of the festival guiding visitors on how to plant a mango tree and ways to ripen it in a natural manner.
Farmers from West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh will jointly showcase traditional, hybrid and unique varieties of mangoes.