The seventh edition of Siliguri’s three-day Mango Festival began on June 9 at a mall in Siliguri. The festival is organized by Modella Caretaker Centre & School (MCCS) in association with the Association for Conservation & Tourism (ACT).
It showcases the world’s most expensive mango called ‘Miyazaki,’ which is priced at around Rs 2.75 lakh per kilogram in the international market. The festival features more than 262 varieties of mangoes, and 55 mango growers from nine districts of West Bengal are participating.
Some of the mango varieties on display include Alphonso, Langra, Amrapali, Suryapuri, Ranipasand, Laxmanbhog, Fajli, Bira, Sindu, Himsagar, Kohitoor, and others.