• This year’s mango and jackfruit mela will be held from May 31 to June 29
  • Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will inaugurate the mela at Lalbagh at 11 a.m. on May 31
  • Mela to be held simultaneously in seven centres — Lalbagh; Elements Mall, Thanisandra Main Road; Malleswaram Playground; Majestic Bus Stand; Shantinagar BMTC; Jayanagar BMTC and Kengeri BMTC bus stands
  • Nearly 1,200 tonnes of mangoes will be available
  • 80 mango varieties grown in Karnataka to be on display (20 varieties will be for sale in 100 stalls)
  • Alphonso, Badami, Mallika, Raspuri, Sendura, Dasheri, Kesar, Neelam and Malgova to be on sale
  • Locally-grown varieties— Sakkare Guthi, Gunda, Appe Midi, Jwaari, Chinna Rasam, Pedda Rasam— to be on display
  • 10 varieties of jackfruit and allied products will be on display in 20 stalls

    Source : The Hindu