Mango farmers awarded
Nearly, 150 varieties of mangoes were displayed at the fest.
Vijayawada: The first horticulture show concluded on a grand note here on Wednesday with Minister for Agriculture Prathipati Pulla Rao giving away prizes to farmers, who came up with variety of mangoes that were displayed at the Mango Fest that was conducted as a part of the horticulture show. Nearly, 150 varieties of mangoes were displayed at the fest.
Leshavula Naidu of Kongaravandlapalli village of Nerabailu mandal, Chittoor district won the first prize for ‘Banginapalli’ variety. Damora Anil Kumar of Viswanadhapuram village of Pachipenta mandal, Vizianagaram won the first prize from ‘Banglora’ variety under table category. M Mohan Naidu of Pakala mandal, Chittoor district won second prize for the variety called ‘Mallika’ and B Narasimha Reddy of Malluru village of Kadapa district won second prize for ‘Himampasand’ under table ctaegory. Among juicy varieties, Damora Anil Kumar of Viswanadhapuram won first prize for ‘Peddarasam’ and O Prasad of Ulavapadu village, Prakasam district won prize for ‘Cherukurasam’ variety. Similarly, Ch Adisesha Reddy of Pathuru village, Nellore district won second prize for ‘Chinnarasam’ and N Venkatrao of Pattawada village, Visakhapatnam won second prize for ‘Suvarnarekha’ variety.