Haryana

MANGO MELA WITH FOUR THOUSANDS ENTRIES FROM UP, UTTERAKHAND, HARYANA AND PUNJAB BEGINS IN PINJORE GARDEN

July 06, 2019 09:16 PM

Chandigarh/Pinjore (Face2News)

Additional Chief Secretary, Haryana Tourism Department, Mr. Vijai Vardhan said that special efforts are being made by the Department to promote tourism in the state. He said that special efforts are being made to make Yadvindra Gardens Pinjore more attractive along with developing the Maratha Fort in Mahendragarh and the ancient forts of Madhopur. 

HARYANA'S SPECIAL  EFFORTS TO PROMOTE TOURISM

Additional Chief Secretary, Haryana Tourism Department, Mr. Vijai Vardhan said that special efforts are being made by the Department to promote tourism in the state. He said that special efforts are being made to make Yadvindra Gardens Pinjore more attractive along with developing the Maratha Fort in Mahendragarh and the ancient forts of Madhopur.

Mr. Vardhan was interacting with media persons before the start of cultural function in the 28th Mango Mela at Pinjore today. The 28th Mango Mela kick start with a grand exhibition of mango varieties of different states at Pinjore Gardens today.

In this Mela, the farmers of Haryana and other states namely Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab have registered various varieties of mangoes and along with about 4,000 entries, the Mela has Amrapali, langda, alfonso and other varieties of mangoes. The attractive decoration of the whole fair and the best presentation of the folk artists also kept the beauty of the fair.

The artisans have put up their stalls besides food stalls have been put up by the students of Hotel Management Institutes of Kurukshetra, Faridabad, Panipat, Rohtak and Yamunanagar.

The performances by school children and dance performances by cultural artists on the stage were entertaining the audience besides the performances of Sarangi Players and other folk artists were also attracting the audience. On this occasion, Mango Eating Competition was organized. In the junior category of this competition, Waris bagged first place. Similarly in the senior category, Rakesh Kumar bagged the first prize by eating five mangoes.

Director, Tourism Department, Mr. Vikas Yadav said that in the junior category of Rangoli competition held in the Mela, Amaravati School Surajpur bagged first place, St. Vivekananda School, Pinjore bagged second place and Noble High School, Pinjore bagged third place.

In the senior category, Noble High School, Amravati School Surpur and Sikh High School Kalka stood first, second and third, respectively whereas the Saint Vivekananda School Pinjore got the Consolation prize in this category. In the singles dance competition, Sohani of Saint Bir’s School of Kalka bagged first place in the age group of six to eight years, Ankita Negi of the Dolphin International School, Pinjore bagged second place and Kavya of Bal Bharati School Pinjore bagged third place. In the single’s dance competition of 9 to 12 years old, Swati from DC Model School got first place, Maurya of Amravati Bhavan Vidyalaya Pinjore got second and Mishti of St. Soldier School Dhakoli got third place.

In the junior category of the face painting competition, Falak and Pragya of DC Model Sector 7 Panchkula, Priyanka and Aisha of Noble High School Pinjore and Kalpana and Priya of St. Vivekananda School HMT Pinjore bagged the first, second and third positions, respectively. In the senior category of this competition, Akanksha and Anjali of New Public School, Chandigarh bagged first place, Shalini and Jiya of DC Model School Panchkula bagged second place and Raman and Kunal of Amravati School Surajpur bagged third place.

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